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

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

Health Resources and Services Administration
Samples and Templates Resource Center: Governance Resources
http://bphc.hrsa.gov/programrequirements/resourcecenter/governance/index.html

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”
https://www.machc.com/content/funded-now-what-useful-monograph-nachc

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
Reference document: “Funded! Now What?”
http://mylearning.nachc.com/diweb/catalog/item/id/250885/q/o=-d&f2=1&c=76&q=bphc*20newly*20funded

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

National Center for Charitable Statistics
Nonprofit FAQ: Board of Directors
http://nccsdataweb.urban.org/PubApps/nonprofitfaq.php?c=3

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