Other Online Board Resources

The following compiled resources provide a variety of useful services, tools, and products for CHCs regarding Boards of Directors.

Blue Avocado
Board of Directors articles for Nonprofit Boards
blueavocado.org/category/board-of-directors/

BoardSource
Building Effective Nonprofit Boards

Consulting services, workshops, and online board resources
www.boardsource.org

Bridgestar
Becoming a More Effective Nonprofit Board

Article addressing what effective board performance looks like and how nonprofit boards can become more effective
www.bridgespan.org/Publications-and-Tools/Nonprofit-Boards/Resources-for-Board-Members/Becoming-a-More-Effective-Nonprofit-Board.aspx

CharityChannel
Connecting Nonprofit Professional Worldwide

Discussion forums, newsletter archive, etc.
charitychannel.com

Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)
Governance – CHC Resource Page
Board work plan tool to plan oversight responsibilities plus links to additional governance-related resources
cchn.org/governance-chc-resource-page

Colorado Secretary of State
Nonprofit Board Member Course

eLearning course that addresses different aspects of being a board member
www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/charities/boardTraining.html

CompassPoint Nonprofit Services
Consulting services, workshops, articles, case studies, etc.
www.compasspoint.org
Board Café, Newsletter for Nonprofit Boards
www.compasspoint.org/board-café-archives

Creating the Future
Nonprofit resources including online newsletter, training, and library
www.creatingthefuture.org

Health Center Resource Clearinghouse
Resources assembled around governance issues
www.healthcenterinfo.org/results/?Combined&ResourceTopic=Governance

GuideStar.org
Nonprofit resources including database of nonprofit organizations
www2.guidestar.org

Health Center Resource Clearinghouse
Governance resources
https://www.healthcenterinfo.org/results/?TopicSubtopic=Governance

Independent Sector
Leadership forum for the charitable community
www.independentsector.org

Internal Revenue Service
Sample “Conflict of Interest” policy
www.irs.gov/instructions/i1023/ar03.html

Jean Block Consulting, Inc.
Consulting, newsletter, trainings, fundraising, retreats, etc.
www.jblockinc.com

Managementhelp.org/Authenticity Consulting
Why Board Training or Team Building Alone Seldom Restores Boards

Document addressing a board’s need for a variety of activities to ensure successful absorption of training topics
managementhelp.org/misc/Board-Training-Team-Building-Not-Fix-Boards.pdf

Michigan Primary Care Association
Health Center Board Governance Resources
Resources on financial, CEO, competency, compliance, effective planning, and advocacy board topics
www.mpca.net/?page=ERC_governance

Michigan State University Libraries
Grants and Related Resources Nonprofit Virtual Library
Nonprofit directories and other websites providing advice and information about running nonprofits
staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/znonprof.htm

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
Online Library Governance Resources
https://conferences.nachc.org/nachc/pages/governanceareas
Reference document: “So You Want to Start a Health Center: a Practical Guide for Starting a Federally Qualified Health Center” (September 2019)
https://cdn1.digitellinc.com/uploads/nachc/articles/a8cccf62a8d762e738ec5d8e21d6cafa.pdf
Reference document: “Funded! Now What?” (November 2019)
https://cdn1.digitellinc.com/uploads/nachc/articles/43855e9f9ced0ec9b8234c12b1da4985.pdf

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and National LGBT Health Education Center
Reference document: “Addressing the Needs of LGBT People in Community Health Centers: What the Governing Board Needs to Know”
https://www.lgbthealtheducation.org/publication/lgbt-health-for-boards/

Richard Male & Associates
Archive of online newsletter, “Rich Tips”
richardmale.com/rich-tips/

Sumption and Wyland
Online resources, training & evaluation, coaching, e-newsletters, etc.
www.sumptionandwyland.com