Colorado Nonprofit Association is proud to bring you the second edition of Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Colorado (P&P).
This guidebook was developed by Colorado nonprofits for Colorado nonprofits. It provides resources to help you keep up-to-date on legal compliance, prepare to complete the Form 990, build capacity, and demonstrate transparency and accountability.
Using P&P: Step by Step
A guide for nonprofits registered in Colorado
Review Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Colorado with your board and staff. Make an organizational commitment to adopt and institute principles and practices that make sense for your organization. Keep in mind that P&P is focused on excellence and does not represent minimum standards. It may take some time to get to where you would like to be.
Download a free copy now or order printed copies (shipping and handling charges apply).
Walk the talk. Implement changes and improvements. We have resources to help you on your way.
FAQs & Resources by P&P Topic Area can help you identify how you can strengthen your policies and procedures:
- Governance & Leadership
- Transparency & Accountability
- Financial Management
- Human Resources
- Advocacy, Public Policy & Civic Engagement
- Strategic Alliances
The Colorado Nonprofit Help Desk provides email- and phone-based support to help answer nonprofit-related questions.
The Colorado Nonprofit Pro Bono Legal Group (PBLG) is an initiative that matches 501(c)(3) nonprofits in need of legal assistance that cannot ordinarily afford legal assistance with volunteer lawyers.
Our heartfelt thanks to these outstanding corporate citizens for their sponsorship of the Principles & Practices program –
First Edition of P&P
|The Colorado Nonprofit Association developed the inaugural edition of Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Colorado (P&P) for release in 2007. The original guide detailed nine principles and 120 practices to help Colorado nonprofits assess and strengthen their work. The guide, supported by Colorado’s Secretary of State and Attorney General, was created with the assistance of dozens of nonprofit leaders and consultants throughout Colorado.View the inaugural Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Colorado.|