Board Governance is the primary work of the board on the behalf of an organization. What exactly does governance entail? The short answer, provided by author John Carver, is, “The purpose of governance is to ensure, usually on behalf of others, that an organization achieves what it should achieve while avoiding those behaviors that should be avoided.”
To explore this concept further dive into the resources provided below. If you are unsure of where to start, we suggest reading: Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards.