A mission to protect and restore urban forests is strengthened through management standards and practices that allow your organization to fulfill its purpose and inspire public trust. All nonprofits are expected to be ethical and to implement best practices that ensure financial management and transparency, and standards for governance, management, and operations.
At every stage of community building is public accountability. Download this tool to learn how to carry out eight areas of nonprofit governance and operations—and learn more about voluntary nonprofit certification programs.
This resource is part of the Community Tree Leadership Forum Core Modules. In partnership with the National Arbor Day Foundation and the USDA Forest Service, the Alliance for Community Trees developed a training program to increase the impact of nonprofits, service groups, volunteer coordinators, and community organizers engaged in urban and community forestry.