Resource Library

The Alliance for Better Nonprofits produces and curates high-quality resources, toolkits, templates, and samples specific to the nonprofit sector. To access the ABN Resource Library online, you must login as an ABN Member. Don't see what you need? Contact us at

eNTER THE MeMbers-Only Resource Library


The ABN Resource Library Includes:

Mission Strategy & Evaluation: Planning, Program Evaluation, Sustainability Planning, Strategic Partnerships

Leadership (Board, Staff & Volunteers): Board Member Responsibilities, Board and Executive Partnership, Board Member Composition and Independence, Personnel Policies, Employee Orientation, Compensation and Evaluation, Volunteer Policies, Succession Planning

Legal Compliance & Ethics: Legal Requirements Checklist, Charitable Nonprofits Guide to Disclosure Requirements, Reporting Misconduct and Whistle Blower Protection, Conflict of Interest, Developing Code of Ethics, Working Professionally and Respectfully with Program Stakeholders

Finance & Operations: Financial Budgeting, Reporting and Monitoring, Financial Policies and Internal Controls, IRS Form 990 Governance and Management Policy Compendium, Administrative Policies, Risk Management and Insurance

Resource Development: Planning and Sources of Income, Fundraising Costs, Fundraising Solicitation Acceptance of Gifts and Working with Donors, Fundraising on Behalf of the Organization

Public Awareness, Engagement & Advocacy: Advancing the Mission through Public Policy, Educating and Engaging the Public

And More!