Effective program governance increases program efficiency, reduces risk managment concerns, instills faith in donors and volunteers and, ultimately, improves services to abused and neglected children. National CASA offers the following resources to enhance your program operation.
Boardsource.org:Helping organizations build effective nonprofit boards
Board Builders: Information on fundraising, governance and philanthropy
BoardnetUSA: Connects nonprofits to new leaders
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services:A consulting, research and training organization providing nonprofits with management tools, strategies and resources
Independent Sector: Leadership forum for charities, foundations, and corporate giving programs
Management Assistance Program: Free management library
Maryland Association of NonProfit Organizations: Programs, services and tools to help nonprofits prosper
National Alliance for Nonprofit Management: Promotes quality in nonprofit capacity building.
National Council of Nonprofit Associations: Helps small and midsize nonprofits achieve greater impact in their communities
Nonprofit Risk Management Center: Provides consulting, training, online tools and a library
Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management/Leader to Leader Institute: Helps social sector organizations achieve excellence in performance and community building.