Independent Sector’s Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice is the foremost guide for sound and successful practice by charities and foundations in the United States. Thirty-three principles succinctly provide clarity about legal compliance and public disclosure, effective governance, strong financial oversight, and responsible fundraising.
Leading with Intent: A National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices is the only survey to gather information from both chief executives and board chairs on their experiences in the nonprofit boardrooms of America. Who serves on nonprofit boards? How are boards structured? What are their policies and practices? What challenges them? Are they providing the leadership needed? The answers to these and many more questions can be found in Leading with Intent
This document outlines a leadership development and emergency succession plan for the Council in the event the president is unable to fulfill her duties.
The Council's policy regarding the process for determining compensation for key employees.
This document outlines the policy and its related procedures for the Council's eventual permanent change in executive leadership.
The formal records retention policy of the Council.