SVP Minnesota Financial Policies and Procedures

Affiliate sample financial policies and procedures, approved by SVP Minnesota Board of Directors 2018.

Board Development Materials

Nonprofit boards of directors are responsible for the strategies and financial health of the organizations they serve. While it is a significant responsibility, it can also be an amazing experience, […]

SVP Minnesota Board Self-Evaluation Tool

SVP Minnesota developed a board of directors self-evaluation tool for an investee. This tool incorporates two surveys designed to evaluate board performance and priority areas to focus on in the […]

SVP Minnesota Equity Team Charter

The charter governing SVP Minnesota’s Equity Team. This document includes the team’s purpose, responsibilities, and team/membership structure.

SVP Portland Policy/Advocacy Committee Charter

A document outlining SVP Portland’s Policy/Advocacy Committee’s purpose, responsibilities, membership and organization structure.

SVP Portland Policy Advocacy Task Force Recommendations

SVP Portland’s Policy/Advocacy Task Force met several times during Summer 2017. The purpose of the task force was (1) to understand the policy/advocacy landscape in Oregon, (2) gather information from […]

Elements of a Great Executive Director – Board Chair Relationship

At a March 2013 meeting of SVP board chairs and executive directors (EDs), there was consensus that the board chair/ED relationship is a proxy for health of the organization. To that […]

Strategic Plan Dashboard Example

An example of a dashboard for a board meeting giving a high-level update on major organizational capacity areas.