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 Café, Newsletter for Nonprofit Boards
www.blueavocado.org/category/topic/board-café

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.
http://charitychannel.com

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-caf%C3%A9-home

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

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

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

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
http://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
http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/znonprof.htm

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
Reference document: “So You Want to Start a Health Center: a Practical Guide for Starting a Federally Qualified Health Center”
http://iweb.nachc.com/Downloads/Products/11_START_CHC.pdf

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
Reference document: “Funded! Now What?”
www.machc.com/content/funded-now-what-useful-monograph-nachc

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
Governance Series Bulletins
http://iweb.nachc.com/Purchase/SearchCatalog.aspx (Select Governance Series Bulletins)

Oklahoma Primary Care Association
Board Bulletin of articles addressing CHC-specific board challenges
www.okpca.org/board-bulletins

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

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