Why Join?

  • If you believe that boards can truly make a difference
  • If you believe that advanced governance systems such as Policy Governance® can help
  • If you want to meet with and learn from others who are on similar journeys to good governance
  • If you want access to reliable and trustworthy resources to build and sustain your board's governance capacity


Be a part of the change you want to see and join us!


Govern for Impact affiliates are entitled to the following:

  1. Access to sharing and learning with colleagues about governance issues through our strategic leadership teams, hubs, learning circle and conferences/events. (See the rest of this website for more information and email [email protected] to arrange a time to discuss your interests).
  2. The opportunity to contribute to a growing movement for governance that makes a difference. (See the rest of this website for more information and email [email protected] to arrange a time to discuss your interests).
  3. Substantial discounts on Govern for Impact Annual Conference and other event registration fees. (See individual event information on this website). Please note organizational members get discounts for all staff.
  4. A discounted annual subscription rate of $91.00 for six issues of Board Leadership: Innovative Approaches to Governance, the premier governance journal on advanced governance systems. (For access information email [email protected]).
  5. 35% discount on non-subscription Jossey-Bass/Wiley products including Policy Governance® titles. ; (For access information email [email protected]).
  6. 10% discount on any seminars or courses conducted and sponsored by Carver Governance Design Inc. (Applies to those who have already participated in the Policy Governance® AcademySM and one person per organizational member only.) (For registration information see
  7. 10% discount off the price of the REALBoard Tool KitTM, Volume 1 - Meaningful Monitoring, Volume 2 - Board Self-Evaluation and Volume 3 - Connect! A Guide to Ownership Linkage, by Jannice Moore. (For more information see
  8. Discounts of approx. $275 - $2000 (depending on organization size) off the price of OurBoardroomTM services, Internet-based tools for boards of directors in both the corporate and not-for-profit marketplace. (For more information see
  9. Having a Voice in Governance Developments - For example Govern for Impact affiliates have had a major influence on the first ever national standard on governance produced by the British Standards Institution and ISO-7000 Governance Standard currently in development.