Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources


A good resource or tool can go a long way. Here's a list of helpful templates, articles, checklists and more that are sure to be a great addition to your toolbox. 

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Leadership and Management

Sample Professional Development Plans:


  • Coaching and Philanthropy ProjectThe Coaching and Philanthropy Project was created to assess and advance coaching as a strategy for building effective nonprofit organizations. The project site includes action guides for and about coaching for funders, nonprofits, and coaches and a comprehensive online toolkit that includes FAQs, tools, case studies, and reports. 

Finance and Strategy

Executive Transitions

Boards and Governance

  • Board Café Archives - Board Café is a column for and about nonprofit boards that was a standalone publication of CompassPoint's from 1997 to mid-2008, You can access past issues from this period in the Board Café Archives. 
  • Governance Documents Templates 



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