Health Center Governance

The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) offers a variety of training and online resources to support health center boards govern effectively and help boards navigate the complex health care environment.

To access these resources, visit:

Featured Offerings

**This resource was made possible through a generous grant from The Pfizer Foundation.


Unless otherwise noted, all projects listed are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $7,287,500 with individually noted percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.
For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

*Indicates projects not supported by the HRSA cooperative agreement.

Board Governance Training Events

2021 Board Governance Training Events

Sessions tailored to health center Board members are offered at NACHC’s Community Health Institute and Policy & Issues Forum.


Unless otherwise noted, all projects listed are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $7,287,500 with individually noted percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.
For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

*Indicates projects not supported by the HRSA cooperative agreement.

Recorded Webinars and Modules

Recorded Webinars and Modules

Various short videos and e-learning modules can be integrated into a health center board’s own ongoing education or new board member orientation.

Health Center Board Roles

Modules on Board Financial Oversight (five-part series that includes information on how to read various financial statements), some modules coming soon in Spanish

The Board’s Role in Strategic Planning 

The Board’s Role in Strategic Planning: Case Study

The Board’s Role in Strategic Planning: A Case Study on Cherokee Health 

The Board’s Role in the Needs Assessment

Accountable Care for Health Center Boards

Board Chair Succession 


Unless otherwise noted, all projects listed are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $7,287,500 with individually noted percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.
For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

*Indicates projects not supported by the HRSA cooperative agreement.

Governance Resources

Top Governance Resources for Health Centers

Additional Board Governance Resources: Visit the Health Center Resource Clearinghouse “Governance” page for more general governance resources, and visit the Health Center Resource Clearinghouse COVID-19 page and click on “Governance” to find information on various pandemic-related resources available to health center boards.


Unless otherwise noted, all projects listed are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $7,287,500 with individually noted percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.
For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

*Indicates projects not supported by the HRSA cooperative agreement.

**This resource was made possible through a generous grant from The Pfizer Foundation.

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