BoardSource, formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards, is the premier resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations worldwide. Through our highly acclaimed programs and services, BoardSource enables organizations to fulfill their missions by helping build strong and effective nonprofit boards.


BoardnetUSA is a unique website dedicated to the express purpose of connecting nonprofit boards and new leaders.This site is designed to be a common technological platform for a national collaborative network of communities working locally to enhance nonprofit board governance. This growing network of Community Partners work together on common themes of populating board rooms as well as individually developing services tailored to their local market.


E-governance – the strategic use of online tools to improve board governance – is good governance. BoardEffect® is the industry leader in providing online solutions tailored to fit the needs of mission-based organizations.  BoardEffect® promotes accountability and transparency in decision-making, streamlines the administration of board work, and reduces risk by providing directors easy access to important information.

These resources are provided as a courtesy to organizations seeking assistance with grant writing, leadership, capacity-building, and other technical assistance.

We offer these links solely for information purposes and do not endorse any of the organizations, products, etc., below. We encourage visitors to perform their own searches and explore other options. These are merely suggestions.