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Q: Format for policy writing ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Format for policy writing
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: jyves-ga
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Posted: 12 Nov 2003 05:28 PST
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Question ID: 275034
Can you find a few examples of formats for presenting and writing
operations and governance policies ( as in putting together a policy
This is for a large non-profit association.  The intent is to have a
format and writing guide for "languaging", organizing and presenting the
policies that have been adopted by our Board of Directors.  Now,
policies are presented in all kinds of willy nilly formats making
them hard to categorize and keep track of.  Sometimes policies are
even inter-thwined with action decisions.

We need to see the existing  and future policies better organized and standardized!
Subject: Re: Format for policy writing
Answered By: journalist-ga on 12 Nov 2003 08:50 PST
Greetings Jyves:

Below you will find references to policy formats, examples and instructions.  

Non-Profit Resource Center
(see 4th heading 
"Policy Manuals for NonProfit Corporations
-Sample Personnel Policy Manual
-Sample Procurement Policy Manual
-Sample Accounting Policy Manual "
the sub-headings are live links)
Main resource page:

Format guide to writing university policy

Policy Manual Format

Policy Document Format

Policy Manual Format

Policy Manual Example - university

Grant Proposal Guide [includes who, when, how, format, etc.)

Policy Format

*Article*  "Simplifying the Board Policy Manual through Policy
Governance" by Caroline Oliver

Should you require clarification of any of the links or information I
have provided, please request it before rating and closing this
question and I will be happy to respond.

Best regards,


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