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Resource Center for Good Governance and Ethical Practice

Independent Sector's Resource Center features the Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice: A Guide for Charities and Foundations, developed by the Panel on the Nonprofit Sector, which outlines 33 principles of sound practice related to legal compliance and public disclosure, effective governance, financial oversight and responsible fundraising.

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Principles Workbook: Steering Your Board toward Good Governance and Ethical Practice

This workbook includes 33 recommendations to help organizations of all sizes and missions as they work to improve their operations. The Principles Workbook will make it easier for boards of directors and staff leaders to assess the areas where their organizations are doing well and where there is room for improvement. It distills the core concepts in each of the 33 principles and suggests points for board and staff to discuss about their current practices.

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