Your role as a not-for-profit board member

Gain the foundational knowledge you need to succeed


Not-for-profit board guidebook


As a board member, you must remain focused on providing good stewardship of the organization’s mission, reputation, and resources. The responsibility that comes with providing this stewardship need not be overwhelming; when you begin your board tenure with a solid overview of what you need to know and what will be expected of you, your orientation to board membership should go smoothly.


What’s in the report?

  • Board member roles, responsibilities, and liabilities 
  • Keeping the board effective
  • Accountability and integrity
  • Financial stewardship
  • Operating procedures