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Sample Conflict of Interest Policies

Publication date: 
09/2006

The following sample conflict of interest policies are excerpted from The Non-Profit Answer Book: An Executive Director's Guide to Frequently Asked Questions from BoardSource.

These policies range from general guidelines related to conflicts of interest to a comprehensive conflict-of-interest policy that follows a traditional legal format and is recommended by the IRS.

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Developing a Whistleblower Policy

The heightened focus on nonprofit accountability in recent years has spurred calls for foundations and public charities to have adequate policies and procedures in place to ensure sound governance. One such policy that has become a recommended best practice for the sector is a whistleblower protection policy, yet most nonprofits still don’t have one. Here are some basic issues to consider when developing a whistleblower protection policy for your grantmaking organization.

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09
2015

Fixing Lurking Issues that Lead to Board Liability: Webinar

Monday, November 9, 2015 | 12:00pm

Nonprofit organizations must be able to manage risks to protect their assets. Although governance and fiduciary claims are less frequent than employment-related claims, governance claims can be quite costly.

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