Governance

Board Member End-of-Term Questions

Use this questionnaire at the end of each board member's term.

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Articles of Incorporation Template

Use this template as a guide for your chorus.

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Never Ask for Money!

Four Steps To Greater Fundraising Success

A values-based strategy that aims to match donors with ways that they can give back to their communities—and removes the ego factor that can make fundraising scary.

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You've Reached an Organizational Impasse—Now What?

A Children's Chorus Case Study

A children's chorus manager is at at an impasse in moving her organization forward with the ambitious artistic plans for future growth. Several experts weigh in on how she should proceed.

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Individual Board Member Responsibilities

When recruiting new board members and engaging existing board members, it is vital to provide a clear list of individual responsibilities. Use this template as a starting place.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: Sample Search Timeline

A sample timeline to help with music director search planning.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: Orientation Materials Checklist

A checklist of documents and organizational background to prepare for the incoming music director.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: Developing a Communications Plan

A worksheet to help choruses communicate to all constituents in the event of an artistic founder transition.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: Action Plan Matrix

A worksheet to help choruses plan for founding artistic leadership transitions.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: 3 Key Transition Questions

Questions to answer as you begin a founding music director transition.

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