5-minute guides for charity trustees: Refresh your knowledge with the Charity Commission’s 5-minute guides. Contents include: delivering purpose, managing finances, conflicts of interest, making decisions, reporting information, safeguarding people, political campaigning
How to diversify your charity’s board: Diversifying trustee leadership isn’t an aspiration beyond reality – there are practical, immediate and longer-term steps we can take to create more representative and inclusive boards. Read this new guide by Getting on Board.
A practical guide to embedding young trustees in your Governance – Our Bright Future has created this practical guide to embedding young trustees into your Governance.
From Here To Diversity – new guide to recruiting Black and Asian charity trustees – Action for Trustee Racial Diversity have published guidance specifically designed to support boards with recruiting Black and Asian charity trustees.
Setting up a committee for your nonprofit group – need to set up a management committee for your club or community group? This post from Zurich Insurance shares some useful tips and resources.
Association of Chairs: A Chair’s Compass – this guide focuses entirely on the Chair’s perspective and the particular challenges and opportunities of the role.
Charity Digital Code of Practice – Covid-19 digital checklist for charity trustees and leaders – this checklist is to help charity boards and leaders with the decisions they need to make about digital during the crisis.
GOV.UK – The Essential Trustee: what you need to know, what you need to do – what’s required of a charity trustee, including your responsibilities to your charity.
NCVO – The Board appraisal tool kit: self-assessment for chairs and trustees – is your board of trustees having problems? Are you struggling to identify, understand or resolve them? If so, this self-assessment tool is for you. It will help you diagnose the problems of your board and give you training to tackle them without any outside help.
NCVO – Make your Board effective – improve the effectiveness of your board by understanding the roles of the chair, trustees and CEO as well as the purpose and principles of good governance.
theFSI – The Essential Trustee Series – this extensive charity training programme, heavily subsidised by the FSI, is at the core of our support for small charities.
NCVO – A trustee’s role and responsibilities – this practical four-part course will introduce you to the key aspects and responsibilities of any trustee role.
Lloyds Bank Foundation – Trustee Recruitment, Selection and Induction – this guide will help you master the basics of recruiting, selecting and inducting trustees – providing the basis to help your charity thrive.
NCVO – Trustee recruitment and induction – looking for a new trustee? Learn how to identify the skills gap your trustee needs to fill and carry out successful recruitment with this four-part training course.
Charity Governance Code – Good Governance – this Code is a practical tool to help charities and their trustees develop high standards of governance.