The Role of the Board in Nonprofit Success
But is everyone clear on the jobs nonprofit boards are supposed to do?
There are very few formal, legal jobs required of nonprofit boards: "Duty of care, duty of loyalty and duty of obedience." All the other tasks that boards take on will vary widely based on the organization's age and staff skills.
So let's clarify the real jobs of nonprofit boards—and board members themselves. Whether the nonprofit is large or small, it can often share many of the same challenges with its board governance.