Board

Common-Sense Governance
May 3, 2022 at 11:44 am

While nonprofit board management is complicated, some of the complications can be addressed through basic common sense. Here are a number of common sense and tested suggestions that may reduce at least some of the complications that can affect achieving nonprofit board success.

Board Effectiveness Begins With Recruiting
April 8, 2022 at 9:00 am

I have served as a volunteer on and consulted with a variety of boards throughout my career. When evaluating the success of the nonprofit, a key variable is always the effectiveness of the nonprofit’s board membership.

Leading from Experience: Why Diversity Is Critical for Nonprofits
March 22, 2022 at 8:48 am

When I stepped into the leadership role at Chicago Scholars more than a year ago, I began searching for other nonprofit leaders of color so we could share and learn from our common experiences in navigating the nonprofit landscape. I knew I’d have to look far and wide for these peers, as it’s common knowledge in our world that diversity is lagging at the highest levels.