The Ideal Size of a Nonprofit Board Is ...
"I am not sure if she is still on our board," the CEO shared.
I was surprised, and my heart sank. He was talking about a good friend of mine and one of his largest donors.
"She may have rolled off on our advisory board," he added. I was biting my lip so as not to react.
It was the CEO of one of the area's most prominent nonprofits — one that had teetered on bankruptcy in the last year. Wow.
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Jeff believes that successful fundraising is built on a bedrock of relevant, consistent messaging; sound practices; the nurturing of relationships; and impeccable stewardship. And that organizations that adhere to those standards serve as beacons to others that aspire to them. The Bedrocks & Beacons blog will provide strategic information to help nonprofits be both.
Jeff has more than 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience and is a member of the NonProfit PRO Editorial Advisory Board.