Blog posts tagged with Boards

Organizing Your Board to Get Things Done

December 26, 2018

On the continuum from perfection to "oh dear", there are probably a few boards that have it all together. But wherever your board is in that range, there is almost certainly a way to align its practices more closely to the needs of your mission. And this doesn't always mean having to be better, sometimes it just means being different.  

Maximize Impact through Board Accountability

November 26, 2018

As a part of a nonprofit board, you have the responsibility to your community to be an effective leader and steward of measurable, sustainable impact. Over the past decade, nonprofits have made remarkable strides in demonstrating impact to their stakeholders. In fact, our ability to effectively evaluate and measure our work has become the standard for success.

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Board Engagement for Fundraising Success

February 15, 2017

The best approach is to engage with board members on a one on one basis and discuss why they are involved, revisit their emotional connection to the mission, review others to potentially contact, and determine the best strategy or approach.  

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What to know before you join the board

What You Should Know Before Joining a Nonprofit Board

August 19, 2015

Ten years ago, I received a call asking, "Would you be interested in joining our board?" It would have been helpful to have a list of questions to ask current board members and the executive director before I began this journey.

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