Nonprofit Board Member Course

The Secretary of State developed the Board Education eLearning course as a resource for current and aspiring nonprofit board members. Each of the five course modules addresses an important aspect of being an effective and responsible nonprofit director. 


Module 1: Fiduciary Duties of Nonprofit Directors

This module includes information on the basic obligations of all Colorado nonprofit board members, and points participants to more in-depth materials and educational resources.


Module 2: Board Governance

This module covers a variety of basic governance principles that board members can apply to improve their organizations’ efficacy and efficiency.


Module 3: Understanding the Form 990 and Financial Ratios

This module provides an overview of the Form 990 and important ratios that you can use to assess your organization’s financial health.


Module 4: Personnel Issues

Coming soon.


Module 5: Regulatory Compliance and Filing Requirements

Coming soon.