Board

How to Best Hire Your Next Nonprofit CEO
July 5, 2022 at 11:43 am

Before you embark on the tremendous responsibility of hiring a new CEO for your nonprofit, here are some best practices to implement.

What Makes an Excellent Board Member?
June 15, 2022 at 1:06 pm

Being a great nonprofit board member goes well beyond hard work or having plenty of expertise in a certain area. If you want to see constant success on your board, you need board members who will take your board to the next level.

Developing Board Time, Talent, Treasure — and Tradition
June 3, 2022 at 11:51 am

In your experience, have you dealt with board volunteers that have contributed the right combination of time, talent and treasure needed? Do board members in your organization understand their roles and responsibility to assist their nonprofit generally and with fundraising specifically?

5 Epic Board Fundraising Fails
May 27, 2022 at 11:49 am

There are many fundraising fails. Staff frequently fail at cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, just to name a few, but let’s talk about board fundraising fails. Here are my top five.

Think Beyond Your Nonprofit’s Niche: Expanding Impact Through Collaboration
May 19, 2022 at 11:54 am

When people ask me about the benefits of collaboration, my first instinct is to say it’s a no-brainer. In my experience, thoughtful collaboration with nonprofits, clinicians, research partners, government agencies, and even companies in the private sector only leads to good things.

7 Tips for Building a Strong Board of Governance
May 18, 2022 at 11:11 am

Spring is here, and with it comes spring cleaning. Now could mark the perfect time for a little spring cleaning for nonprofit organizations — specifically sprucing up an organization’s board of governance. To evaluate whether adjustments need to be made, nonprofits should first consider these seven best practices and tips for building a strong board of governance.