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Explore resources and tools created by NAF to help set up your board, strategize efficiently, and equip your board with everything they need to run a sustainable board. All the documents below are Microsoft Word documents or editable PDF's you can use today! Is there a template we may be missing? Let us know at!

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Introduction to Advisory Boards

NAF Advisory Board Orientation Series: Part 1

This video will introduce you to what a NAF advisory board is, why they're important to NAF’s educational design, and how members play a key...
Advisory Boards and Work-Based Learning

NAF Advisory Board Orientation Series: Part 2

This video will help viewers understand the importance of work-based learning in a young person’s life and how advisory boards play a key...
Understanding Academies

NAF Advisory Board Orientation Series: Part 3

This video will guide viewers on how to engage and support their NAF academy in a generative partnership which provides the best outcomes for the...
Advisory Board By-Laws
Editable Word template of recommended by-laws for an advisory board.
Advisory Board Invitation Letter
Editable Word template of a letter you can use to invite people to your advisory board.
Strategic Planning Meeting Agenda
Use this agenda template with suggested topics for your next advisory board strategic planning meeting or planning retreat.
Advisory Board Meeting Minutes
Use this sample advisory board meeting minutes template to capture discussion items, key decisions, next steps, and more.
Advisory Board Meeting Agenda
Use this sample meeting agenda to see topics for a general advisory board meeting.
Preparing a SWOT Analysis for your Advisory Board
In preparation for a strategic planning meeting, complete a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis to help assess your...
Advisory Board Thank You Letter
Show apprecitation for an advisory board member by using this template to thank them on behalf of NAF.
Fundraising & Grant Resources
We've compiled vetted tips and resources to help your advisory board's fundraising and grant efforts in one document.
Grant Proposal Language
Use this expert guide to help you through developing a grant proposal for your advisory board's fundraising efforts.
Grant Proposal Langauge for Email Appeals
Use this guide to help you develop grant proposals or appeals via email to help your board's fundraising efforts.
Recruitment Event Invitation
Use this template when you need to send out a recruitment event invitation.
Strategic Plan Template
Build a comprehensive Advisory Board with these steps including goals, action items, and more.
Advisory Board as Ambassadors Evidence Template
Use this template for collecting required evidence to validate the accomplishment of strategic actions to build an academy design plan.
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Advisory Board Support for Learning Template
Use this template for collecting required evidence to validate the accomplishment of strategic actions to build an academy design plan.
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