Scavenger Hunt: Conflict of Interest

Welcome back to the document scavenger hunt! Today we are focusing on a Conflict of Interest (COI) policy. It’s a biggie. Do you have one? Great! Do you fill out a new one annually? Awesome. If you don’t have a policy, or don’t fill one out annually, you should. Following is more information on what…

Upcoming: Board Basics Webinar

Over the last three weeks, we have been working our way through the first section of urbanASKEW’s Board Basics Training course. In that time, we have focused on board duties, job descriptions and important board documents. Join us on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 1 p.m. EST as we go through this first section of…

Scavenger Hunt: Board Bylaws

Welcome to our basic document Scavenger Hunt! In this section we will ask you to find existing documents and policies your board of directors should have. If your board gives you a policy book at the start of your term or on an annual basis – awesome. If not, this is a great chance to…

A quick review

It’s been two weeks since we started our Board Basics Training Course. In that time we’ve covered quite a few items so now is a perfect time to review. If you haven’t been reading the sections on a daily basis, no problem – now is the perfect time to grab a cup of tea and…

Scavenger Hunt: Introduction

Introduction All Boards of Directors have three duties: the duty of care, the duty of loyalty and the duty of obedience. We’ve reviewed these duties in a previous section. Included in some of those duties are policies and documents required by law for every nonprofit organization, for example, a Conflict of Interest policy. But beyond those…