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Board Basics

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A collection of some of the most important sample documents, templates and tools for trustee boards.

The content within this section is available to NCVO members only – members will need to sign in order to access the pages below. If you are not currently a member, find out more about NCVO membership.

Compiled by NCVO’s governance experts, Board Basics brings together some of the most important and commonly requested templates, tools and information that you need for a healthy, well-run trustee board.

Sample documents and templates for a healthy, well-run trustee board.

Tools and good-practice guidance to help you review, run and improve your board.

Further assistance

  • If you’re a trustee or work with a governance board you may be interested in the NCVO/Bates Wells Trustee Conference held in November. It’s the leading annual event for charity trustees, and provides essential legal and regulatory updates on governance as well as practical tools and guidance in a range of expert-led breakout sessions.
  • Book one of our face-to-face training days either at NCVO or at your own organisation:

- Charity Trustee Induction and Refresher training

- Financial Intelligence for Trustees

- The High Performance Board

- Supporting Good Governance

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