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Useful Resources


Organizational Structure

NAMI Affiliate Bylaws Checklist
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Affiliate Sample Bylaws Language
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Business Organization Code
Source: Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations (TANO)

Texas Statutes – Chapter 9: Non-Profit, Cooperative, Religious, and Charitable
Source: FindLaw

Application for Recognition of Exemption – 501(c)(3)
Source: IRS

Nonprofit Organizations
Source: Texas Secretary of State Office

FAQs
Source:Center for Nonprofit Management


Governance & Board Development

Board Meeting Minutes – Part I
Source: Nonprofit Law Blog

Board Meeting Minutes – Part II
Source: Nonprofit Law Blog

Ten Basic Responsibilities of a Nonprofit Board
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

How We Can Change Our World By Serving on Boards and Committees: The Board Member’s Practical Guide, by Renee Lovelace
Source: NAMI Texas

All Hands On Board: The Board of Directors in an All Volunteer Organization, by Jan Masaoka
Source: BoardSource

Good Governance Guide
Source: VCG Governance Matters

Tools & Resources: Boards and Governance
Source: National Council on Nonprofits


Programs & Educational Offerings

NAMI Texas Education and Support Programs
Source: NAMI Texas

Evaluation of Outcomes
Source: National Council of Nonprofits


Advocacy & Public Policy

Advocacy at NAMI
Source: NAMI


Membership & Dues

NAMI Standard Dues Fact Sheet
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI Suggested Opt-Out Language
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Increasing Participation and Membership
Source: The Community Toolbox

Membership Workflows
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

New Member Spreadsheet Instructions
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness


Diversity, Inclusion, & Nondiscrimination

NAMI Diversity and Inclusion Policy
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI Multicultural Action Center
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Collecting Race and Ethnicity Data
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Cultural Competence in a Multicultural World
Source: The Community Toolbox

Guidelines for Translation of Materials 
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness


Communications

NAMI Identity and Styling Guide
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Articles on Nonprofit Marketing and Communications
Source: NonprofitMarketingGuide.com

A Few Good Broadcast Email Tools
Source: Idealware


Volunteer Management & Human Resources

Recruiting and Training Volunteers
Source: The Community Toolbox

Volunteer Management for Leaders and Managers
Source: Service Leader.org

Volunteer Management Resource Library
Source: Energ!ze

Volunteerism
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Hiring and Training Key Staff of Community Organizations
Source: The Community Toolbox

Creating an Effective Employee Handbook for Your Nonprofit
Source: Nonprofit Risk Management Center

Rewarding Accomplishments
Source: The Community Toolbox


Insurance & Risk Management

Directors and Officers: Key Facts About Insurance and Legal Liability
Source: Nonprofits Insurance Alliance Group

Directors and Officers Insurance Brochure
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Record Retention Policy
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Succession Planning for Nonprofits
Source: National Council of Nonprofits

Security Resources for Your Nonprofit or Library
Source: TechSoup

Online Social Networks, CyberRisk and Your Nonprofit: What You Need to Know
Source: Nonprofit Risk Management Center


Equipment & Technology

Resources for Nonprofit Organizations
Source: Idealist.org

100 Online Tools for Non-Profits
Source: Wild Apricot

Technology Newsletter
Source: Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN)


Financial Practices

Annual Filing Requirements for Nonprofits
Source: National Council of Nonprofits

IRS 990 Field Guide
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

IRS Automatic Revocation: What to do if your nonprofit status is revoked by the IRS
Source: NAMI Texas

Accounting Policies and Procedures
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness


Fundraising

Gift Acceptance Policies
Source: National Council of Nonprofits

Agreement on Organizational Responsibilities – NAMI Walk Manual
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Sample Contract for Collaborative Fundraising
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Building Organizational Capacity: Funding Your Organization – A Fundraising Toolkit
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

How can I find sponsors for an event?
Source: Idealist.org

A Few Good Online Donation Tools
Source: Idealware

Affiliate Grant Writing Webinar January 31, 2013

To view webinar click here.

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