Board Development Resources

Effective board leadership and governance helps organizations operate to their fullest capacity. Learn the basics of  Nonprofit Board development from Extension colleague and Professor Paul Roback in this short video:

Resources for Board Members and Nonprofit Executives

BoardSource 
A national nonprofit supporting nonprofits with relevant and accessible information, tools, and resources. The mission of BoardSource is to inspire and support excellence in nonprofit governance and board and staff leadership.

Nonprofit Board Resource Center
A resource center from the Bridgespan Group and BoardSource to provide guidance for effective nonprofit governance.

National Council of Nonprofits
A resource and advocate for nonprofits.

Non profit Board assessment worksheet   This assessment allows a board to review the skills and diversity its current members bring and at the same time examine where the board may wish to recruit to bring more diversity onto the board to increase its capacity to be effective more broadly.