Annual Requirements for Nonprofit Organizations in Minnesota

Wondering what's required for your nonprofit on an annual basis? Check out Propel Nonprofits' Annual Requirements for Nonprofit Organizations in Minnesota guide.

Board Communication: Reporting Financial Information

This resource outlines the types of financial reports that are needed by a board, as well as how to present the information to the board.

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes Template

Template to record your board meeting minutes, created for your convenience and to remind you of legal recommendations related to board minutes.

Board Profile Worksheet

A tool for nonprofits to identify and track desirable board skills and characteristics, spotlighting what to seek from new board members.

Board Roles & Responsibilities

Legal compliance and financial oversight are certainly on the list of board responsibilities, but they’re not enough for effective governance. Your board should be doing...

Board Roles & Responsibilities Video

If you're on a nonprofit board, you need to have a clear sense of your roles and responsibilities. This short video provides an overview.

Choosing a Nonprofit Board to Join

Finding a nonprofit board to join can be overwhelming. Here are some tips to help you find a nonprofit board.

Emergency Succession Plan Template

This 2-part template was designed by Propel Nonprofits' to serve as a narrative guide to help nonprofit leaders craft an emergency response plan should they...

Financial Information and Your Board Primer Video

Propel Nonprofits video to help the board understand the organization’s financial situation to make informed decisions and provide strategic leadership.

Governing In a Time of Crisis: 10 Actions for Boards

During a crisis, what does a nonprofit board need to do? This resource lays out 10 key actions for board members.

How To Be a Great Board Chair Video

Being the board chair of a nonprofit organization is a big leadership opportunity, but it can also be a daunting position. This short video covers...

Nonprofit Governance: Coloring Outside the Box…One Size Does Not Fit All

Study about ways to improve board function and effectiveness, and proposes discussion questions to facilitate conversations between staff and board leaders.

Recruiting New Board Members

To make sure you have the right people on the bus, it’s important to know what skills, lived experiences, and perspectives will guide your nonprofit...

Ten Dimensions That Shape Your Board Workbook

Tool designed to guide board discussion about cultural and developmental context and to recognize and consider alternative strategies to build on strengths.

The Power of Possibility: Exploring Greater Impact through Strategic Partnerships

Free resources from the Power of Possibility website help to guide nonprofit conversations about strategic alliances and restructuring.

Treasurer and Finance Committee: Right People, Clear Roles

This article by Kate Barr clarifies the treasurer's and finance committee's roles so they play a strategic part in oversight, planning, and governance.