Human Resources

Getting StartedHuman-Resources

National Council of Nonprofits (NCN) via 501 Commons: Sample Employee Handbook (.pdf)

Nonprofit HR: The Essential Nonprofit Employee Handbook Template


Best Practices

McDermott, Will & Emery: Best Practices: Nonprofit Corporate Governance (.pdf)

NCN: Principles and Practices

TSNE 2017 Report: Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce (Compensation Report)


Working with Diverse Cultures

AMA: Managing Cultural Diversity

Catalyst: Diversity Matters Infographic

Community Wealth Partners: The State of Diversity in the Nonprofit Sector

Human Resources Best Practices During COVID-19

TSNE: Achieving Diversity in the Nonprofit Workplace- A Step-by-Step Guide


Employee Management

– Self Esteem Boston: Online Learning Center and Curriculum Store

Free Management Library: Employee Benefits and Compensation (Employee Pay)

Inc.: Nonprofit Organizations and Human Resources Management

NCN: Compensation for Nonprofit Employees

NCN: Managing Nonprofit Employees (PDF)

NCN: What Nonprofits Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Nonprofit Hub: The Secret to Motivating Your Nonprofit Employees

Nonprofit Risk: Transitions: Make the Most of Organizational Change

Understanding Boston: For the Benefit of Our Workers – The Massachusetts Nonprofit Employee Benefit Study (.pdf)



Bridgespan: Nonprofit Hiring Toolkit

Nonprofit Risk: Staff Screening Notebook

TSNE MissionWorks: Hiring for Organizational Success

USEEOC: Background Checks – U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission



Chronicle of Philanthropy: Practical Tips for New-Employee Orientation

Guidestar: Ensuring New Employees’ Success: Best Practices for Employee Onboarding

HR Council: Getting the Right People- Orientation

Joan Garry Consulting: A Slam Dunk New Employee Orientation Process



Chronicle of Philanthropy: How Exit Interviews Can Help Charities Improve Conditions for Their Remaining Employees

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits: Reduce Risk During Layoff

TSNE MissionWorks: Fair, Consistent Staff Layoffs


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