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- Governance Catalyst
- What Every Board Member Should Know, 2019 edition: Newly updated guidebook created by CNM, TN Secretary of State, and TN Attorney General
- BoardSource: Tools and news for nonprofit board members
- Leading with Intent: A series of studies tracking and analyzing trends in nonprofit board leadership since 1994. Learn more about the trends and insights of today’s nonprofit boards in order to achieve your mission through exceptional board leadership.
- Diverse Boards Make Better Decisions. So Why Are So Many So White?: A 2017 study by BoardSource found that 84 percent of board members and 90 percent of board chairs were white. And at least a quarter of boards were all white. Why is that and how do we shift?
- Four Signs Your Board is Ready to Put Equity on the Table: How can board members and executives know if their board is ready for deeper work in pursuit of equity? Here are four signs as well as some concrete strategies to get them there.
- Is Your Board Ready to Work on Diversity?: Suggestions to prepare your board for beginning Equity, Diversity and Inclusion work, starting with board diversity.