Archived webinars

Boards in Gear Webinar

Boards in Gear Presenter: Virginia Lang and Nancy Bacon, Washington Nonprofits Length: 90 minutes Date: February 9, 2018 Boards play an important role in the success of any organization. They move forward an organization’s mission, […]

Archived webinars

Nonprofit Bylaws Webinar

Nonprofit Bylaws Presenter: Judy Andrews, Apex Law Group Length: 2 hours Date: February 12, 2018 All nonprofits need bylaws. Bylaws is the governing document for the nonprofit and its board of directors. But what does […]

Discussion Guides

Boards in Gear Discussion Guide

Download the “kit” materials that accompany the videos, game, and interactive learning tools. This resource provides information, discussion questions, and a list of resources that would move your board forward. Link to discussion guide

Course Overviews

Boards in Gear Overview

Boards in Gear covers the five main areas of strong board practice: Connection to cause, roles and responsibilities, how to build a great board, sustain a great board, and engage board members in fundraising. It […]

Governance

Boards in Gear Learning Documents

Test Your Knowledge: Let’s begin by completing a self-assessment of your Board to see where you are. Download the Boards in Gear Pathway. Create a Learning Plan: We have created a simple checklist to help […]

Governance

Boards in Gear Interactive Learning

The Boards in Gear Board Game is a great way to bring learning to your board and staff members. Watch the brief video (01:49) for instructions, then download and print the game board to get […]

Fundraising

Boards in Gear Videos

ABOUT BOARDS IN GEAR (BIG): Boards in Gear covers the five main areas of strong board practice: Connection to cause, roles and responsibilities, how to build a great board, sustain a great board, and engage board […]

Governance

Connection to Cause Documents & Links

Download all Connection to Cause documents in one zipped file Required Documents WA Articles of Incorporation (with any amendments) Articles of incorporation (from Wayfind) Articles of incorporation (from Office of the Secretary of State) Articles […]

Communication/ Marketing

Boards in Gear Templates & Sample Documents

We’ve collected many valuable documents, tools, and links for your board in our Boards In Gear document vault. Detailed information is available by chapter, or browse the alphabetical listing, below. Connection to Cause Responsibilities Composition […]

Governance

Responsibilities Documents & Links

Download all Responsibilities documents in one zipped file Required Documents Bylaws Checklist Template Guide (American Bar Association) Sample Certificate of Incorporation from Secretary of State This document is provided by the Washington State Secretary of […]