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Principles and Practices

Principles and practices are intended to serve as a guide for all charitable nonprofits to implement practices that are legal, ethical, and effective.  They should be used as a tool to increase transparency and accountability, and should be considered alongside existing resources.

  • Basic Infrastructure

    Basic infrastructure is critical to a nonprofit's success and yet is sometimes overlooked in the exc ...

  • Communication

    Nonprofit organizations should have thoughtful, intentional systems for general communications, mark ...

  • Diversity & Inclusion

    Diversity and inclusion is the practice of embracing, respecting, and celebrating diverse identities ...

  • Financial Management

    Nonprofits have an obligation to act as responsible stewards in managing their financial resources.  ...

  • Fundraising

    Nonprofit organizations play an important societal role in serving as the vehicles by which philanth ...

  • Governance

    A nonprofit board of directors is responsible for defining the organization's mission and for provid ...

  •  Human Resources

    Effective management of human resources is essential for creating successful organizational results.  ...

  • Information Technology

    Effective and appropriate use of technology is critical to maintaining a nonprofit organization's ac ...

  • Planning

    Organizational planning is a process that defines a nonprofit's overall direction, activities and st ...

  • Public Policy & Advocacy

    Nonprofit organizations play a central role in the democratic process by providing a means for publi ...

  • Strategic Alliances

    Strategic alliances can take many forms and can serve multiple purposes, such as partnership, sharin ...

  • Transparency & Accountability

    As entities that serve the public, nonprofits have an ethical obligation to conduct their activities ...

  • Volunteer Engagement

    Effective volunteer engagement is critical to the success of a nonprofit.  The time, talent and trea ...

Nonprofit Good Practice Guide

The Nonprofit Good Practice Guide exists to help you understand how to build a stronger and more efficient nonprofit organization. The tools, tips, and guidance available on this site have been vetted and proven worthy by a Michigan state-wide network of capacity-building organizations who are experts in governance and management.  You will find guidance on many topics, some of which include…

  • Understanding management elements and requirements
  • Navigating state and federal regulations
  • Establishing a capable, effective governing Board.

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