It takes a village to run a nonprofit. Each organization needs people they can count on to come together for a specific purpose.
In today’s uncertain times, you may be wondering how to keep your fundraising operations going.
Just like any working professional, your nonprofit board members have busy lives.
Annual board meetings may seem like a drag until there is something the board can be excited about, like new a fundraising campaign.
Poor attendance can really interrupt the flow of information on a volunteer nonprofit board of directors.
A board self-assessment is one of the most impactful things a board and its members can do to support a nonprofit.
Engaging nonprofit board members in fundraising is one of the most persistent challenges that organizational leaders face. Sure, we can hire and train better staff members, find contractors to produce beautiful promotional materials and design the most impactful programming possible.
You have a mission in mind. You’ve drawn up your bylaws and values, you understand your business model and what you’re trying to achieve, you have a few people working on the internal team and there are a handful of trusted advisors acting as your board.
Smart nonprofits are always looking for better tools to engage their boards of directors. It’s an incredible time for productivity; there are digital solutions for almost every single need. However, there’s also a danger of overkill.
Effective nonprofit board management is about more than To-Do lists or getting through an agenda. You need to be able to communicate effectively, to let your board know what your organization expects from them and, above all, respect your members’ time and service...
Nonprofit board members should always be looking for opportunities to help fundraise. To be sustainable, the nonprofit needs every member of the board involved in your development efforts. One excellent place to start is securing corporate sponsors...
It’s a typical scenario. Your freshman board members start with enthusiasm, but once the initial excitement of being part of your organization fades, they begin to lack follow-through or initiative...