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Resources You Can Use Today

In the triad of "ready, set, go" NonprofitNext is the "Go Factor." Tools that you find here allow you to quickly move into action by downloading a resource that you can use today. These include:

  • checklists for you to implement processes
  • sample documents and policies that you can use as a starting point for your own
  • templated documents where you can fill in the blanks and be off and running
  • brief videos that you can use in the boardroom to facilitate discussions

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Charter Sample - Finance Committee

Get this sample finance committee charter which includes a clear list of differences between the responsibilities of the finance committee versus the audit committee.

Company Debit and Credit Card Sample Policy

This sample policy can be easily adapted for your organization.

WhistleBlower Protection Policy

Adapt this template for a whistleblower protection policy to meet your needs.

Leadership Evaluation Template

This worksheet can be used to evaluation the CEO for small to mid-sized organizations.

By-Laws Checklist

Review this checklist to see what you might be missing in your by-laws.

CEO Evaluation Sample Policy

Adapt this sample CEO Evaluation Policy to meet your needs.

Charter Sample - Executive Committee

Use this sample to develop your own charter for the executive committee.

Charter Sample - Program Committee

Let this sample help you create or update your charter for the program committee.

Conflict of Interest Sample Policy

This sample conflict of interest policy can be adapted to create your own.

Document Destruction and Retention Policy Sample

Adapt this template for use in your organization today.

Gift Acceptance Policy

Make sure your organization has a plan for every type of gift that can be given by adapting this template to your needs.

Sample Work-plan Calendar

Having a year-at-a-glance document that outlines key activities for your organization can help keep things on track.

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The Go Factor

In the triad of "ready, set, go" NonprofitNext is the "Go Factor." Tools that you find here allow you to quickly move into action by downloading a resource that you can use today - A checklist or resource to bring to your next board meeting.


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