This short briefing paper describes ten things every board should know about a nonprofit organization’s finance function.
This article links to resources on a wide array of topics designed to expand financial literacy of nonprofit organizations' boards.
The Nonprofit Risk Management Center has created a checklist of governance tasks specifically related to the IRS Form 990. This checklist can also be a handy tool for assessing where an organization's board of directors is on effective governance practices.
This document provides a one page example of a financial reports inventory for nonprofits. It lists the types of financial reports that should be available, how often they should be disseminated, and to whom.