Administrative Policies – Standards for Excellence Educational Resource Packet (20)

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A nonprofit should have written administrative policies that are periodically reviewed and approved by the board. This packet focuses on the importance of developing and abiding by strong administrative policies, specifically crisis and disaster planning, information technology, communications, and social media.

Attached at the end of this packet you will find the customizable companion documents:
Crisis and Disaster Planning

  • Sample Plan Introduction–The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2014-2017.
  • Sample Roles and Responsibilities of the Disaster/Crisis Response Team–The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2014-2017.
  • Sample Risk Assessment Worksheet–The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2014-2017.
  • Sample Continuity Plan Worksheet–The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2014-2017.
  • Sample Emergency/Crisis Communication Plan–The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2014-2017

Information Technology

  • Sample Technology Policy (and Privacy Policy for Users)–The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2013-2017.
  • Acceptable Use Policies –The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2013-2017.
  • IT Consultants –The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2013-2017.
  • Data Security and Integrity –The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2013-2017.
  • Getting Started with IT Planning–The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2013-2017

Communications and Social Media

  • Sample Nonprofit Style Guide –The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2014-2017.
  • Sample Communications Policy–The Standards for Excellence Institute, 2013-2017.
  • Social Networking Policy –reprinted with permission of The Arc Baltimore.
  • Essential Communications Tools –from Generate Buzz! Strategic Communication for Nonprofit Boards, Sally Patterson, BoardSource 2011. Reprinted with permission of Sally J. Patterson

 

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