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Useful Resources


Resources for Affiliate Operations

NAMI 360: Step-by-Step Instructions: Creating Program Listings, Reporting Program Data, Accessing Affiliate Membership

Community Call Script (includes resources)


Organizational Structure

NAMI Affiliate Bylaws Checklist (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Affiliate Sample Bylaws Language (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Business Organization Code, Chapter 22
Source: Texas Legislature Online 

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

Nonprofit Organizations
Source: Texas Secretary of State Office

Center for Nonprofit Management
Source:Center for Nonprofit Management


Governance, Board, and Leadership Team Development Development

Affiliate Leadership Roles:
Affiliate Leadership Role Template

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 (this link is under review)
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 (this link is under review)
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

NAMI Texas Standards on Education Programs
Source: NAMI Texas


Advocacy & Public Policy

Advocacy at NAMI 
Source: NAMI

NAMI Texas Advocacy 
Source: NAMI Texas


Membership & Dues

NAMI Standard Dues Fact Sheet (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI Suggested Opt-Out Language (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Increasing Participation and Membership
Source: The Community Toolbox

Membership Workflows (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

New Member Spreadsheet Instructions (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness


Diversity, Inclusion, & Nondiscrimination

NAMI Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI Identity and Cultural Dimensions Page 
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Collecting Race and Ethnicity Data (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Working Together For Racial Justice and Inclusion
Source: The Community Toolbox

Guidelines for Translation of Materials (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness


Communications

NAMI Identity Guide
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Articles on Nonprofit Marketing and Communications
Source: NonprofitMarketingGuide.com

Nonprofit Technology Learning Center
Source: Tech Impact 


Volunteer Management & Human Resources

Recruiting and Training Volunteers
Source: The Community Toolbox

Volunteer Management for Leaders and Managers (this link is under review)
Source: Service Leader.org

Volunteer Management Resource Library
Source: Energ!ze

Volunteerism (this link is under review)
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 (this link is under review)
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 (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Record Retention Policy (this link is under review)
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 (this link is under review)
Source: Nonprofit Risk Management Center


Equipment & Technology

Resources for Nonprofit Organizations (this link is under review)
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 (this link is under review)
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 (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness


Fundraising

Gift Acceptance Policies
Source: National Council of Nonprofits

Agreement on Organizational Responsibilities – NAMI Walk Manual (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Sample Contract for Collaborative Fundraising – Partner’s Roles, Responsibilities & Revenue Sharing Agreement (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Building Organizational Capacity: Funding Your Organization – A Fundraising Toolkit (this link is under review)
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

How can I find sponsors for an event? (this link is under view)
Source: Idealist.org

A Few Good Online Donation Tools (this link is under review)
Source: Idealware

Affiliate Grant Writing Webinar January 31, 2013

This link is under review).

Grant Writing Webinar Supporting Documents:

  • Click here,To see or print power point slides of the webinar.
  • Click here, for basic letter proposal.
  • Click here, for needs statement handout. (this handout needs an update) 

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