Board

A How-To Guide for Nonprofit Board Engagement
July 9, 2019 at 12:37 pm

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...

2019 Board Member of the Year
July 8, 2019 at 12:26 pm

People Incorporated is the Twin Cities’ largest community-based provider of mental health services, capitalizing on its mission to support mental health and wellness in the community through collaboration and integration of care...

Board Member Engagement Increases Corporate Sponsorships
July 2, 2019 at 11:51 am

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...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 90: Setting Board Expectations
May 31, 2019 at 1:28 pm

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: online giving, capacity building and board expectations...

Exceptional Board Members, Clear Expectations
May 28, 2019 at 11:57 am

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...

The Right Development Committee for Your Nonprofit
May 8, 2019 at 11:07 am

The fund development committee of your board of directors should be an integral part of your nonprofit’s governance and fundraising strategy. Fundraising success is dependent on volunteer connectors; a fund development committee provides a mechanism to organize and lead this function for your board...

Improve Your Board’s Experience By Investing in Onboarding
April 24, 2019 at 1:16 pm

Last month as I was preparing for a board retreat, it became clear that the board’s role, specifically related to how they could be effective community ambassadors, was unclear to most of the members. On the pre-survey, this was highlighted as something they wanted to work on...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 79: How to Increase Board Effectiveness
March 8, 2019 at 12:49 pm

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: tips for thanking donors, why your nonprofit needs board orientation and mitigating the staff turnover rate problem...

3 Big Ideas for Productive and Inspiring Nonprofit Board Orientations
March 5, 2019 at 12:11 pm

Daniel, a client with whom we had worked on governance projects and the executive director of a nonprofit organization, reached out to us with a request: several board members, Deanna and Kyle, complained that they felt “confused” about their participation on the organization’s board of directors...