As boards become more diverse, ensuring that members are fully and meaningfully welcomed, oriented and engaged should become a bigger priority for nonprofit boards, too. Here are seven common-sense suggestions to improve your board’s engagement and inclusion efforts.
Beyond providing generous financial support, board members can act as fundraising ambassadors. Offering board members a variety of ways to engage with fundraising sets everyone up for success. Here are five opportunities for board members to contribute to their nonprofits’ fundraising efforts.
Nonprofits of all sizes must have a quality board of directors to survive and thrive in 2023. The demands, expectations and complexities of operating a nonprofit rely on a host of involved stakeholders to ensure nonprofit success. Here's how to do it.
At many nonprofits, volunteers play critical roles, from staffing special events and keeping programs running to serving as directors on boards. They are often the most effective community ambassadors, but, increasingly, nonprofits must consider the risks associated with failing to vet potential volunteers.
The relationship between a nonprofit board and the CEO/executive director is frequently referred to as a partnership. Most governance literature cites that the board and executive partnership is a goal where there is a clear distinction between the roles and a relationship that is equal and balanced.
10 Essentials for Success
Recruiting board members requires a balanced approach, bringing us to the three Ts on nonprofit involvement: time, talent and treasure.
When a nonprofit is young, it may have few to no full-time employees. In that case, the board may have to be involved in operations. However, that’s not ideal as the organization grows. Here are 10 ways to ensure that your board is properly educated and empowered in its role and that it stays out of daily operations.
Because nonprofit leaders have a lot to manage, strategic planning often drops down on the priority list for nonprofits, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Here are four practical tips that will make your planning less stressful while also strengthening your leadership.
Boardable announced the release of its newest product version. This next evolution of Boardable's architecture has improved the speed it takes users to accomplish board engagement tasks. It has also added a new integration with Google Workspace and enhancements in design, security, and user experience.