10 Roles of a Non-Profit Board

Richard T. Ingram in his book, “Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards” identifies these 10 functions that Boards need to pay attention to:

#1)  Determine the Mission and Purpose of the Organization

#2)  Select the Chief Executive Officer

#3)  Support and Evaluate the Chief Executive Officer

#4)  Ensure Effective Planning

#5)  Monitor and Strengthen Programs and Services

#6)  Ensure Adequate Financial Resources

#7)  Protect Assets and Provide Financial Oversight

#8)  Build a Competent Board

#9)  Ensure Legal and Ethical Integrity

#10)  Enhance the Organizations Public Standing

How is your Board doing with these?



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