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Board Organizational Guidelines

Help Overbrook West Neighbors CDC create or revise their board’s operating procedures to support effective and impactful governance.
Overbrook West Neighbors CDC
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Posted February 5th

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Board Organizational Guidelines

Project Details

What We Need
  • Review of current board policies and procedures
  • Document outlining best practices for meetings and communication, including cadence and tool recommendations
Additional Details

Nonprofit Board Manual with policies on
- roles and responsibilities
- financial
- accounting
- procurement
- conflict of interest
- harassment
- others

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a conflict of interest policy, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have diversity supplier policy, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $7,610 , allowing us to do more for our community.

It is required by law for nonprofit organizations. Moreover, it will provide us with guidance when making important decisions.

Project Plan

Prep: Provide Current Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with the board’s current governance practices, policies and procedures, as well as a list of current board members
  • Volunteer Manager identifies which board members or other staff are available for interviews (if required)
Milestone 1: Research
  • Professional connects with Volunteer Manager for a brainstorming/overview session
  • Professional reviews any issues arising from current policies and procedures
Milestone 2: Evaluation
  • Professional conducts surveys and interviews with key stakeholders
  • Professional reviews relevant materials regarding the board’s performance, policies, and procedures
  • Professional drafts the board’s organizational guidelines
  • Organization provides feedback to Professional’s documents
Milestone 3: Delivery of Board Guidelines
  • Professional delivers board organizational guidelines outlining recommendations for more effective operations
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About The Org

Our Mission

Overbrook West Neighbors' (OWN) mission is to enhance commerce on the Upper Lancaster Avenue Corridor, work with residents and stakeholders to improve the quality of life in our community, and serve as the Registered Community Organization (RCO).

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