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
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
Module 4: Personnel Issues
Module 5: Regulatory Compliance and Filing