Board of Directors
One of the most important assets in nonprofit leadership is a well-trained board. Because so many board members come from the for-profit world, leading a nonprofit organization can be confusing and they can get in the way of what the executive director is trying to do, without knowing they’re doing so.
The truth is that there are lots of ways board members can support fundraising that don’t involve an ask. Here are 10 to get you started.
Business Intelligence tools of the corporate sector are now accessible to nonprofits. So where do you start?
There’s one thing that simply can’t be put on the backburner if you want your organization to run more effectively—the relationship between your nonprofit board chair and your organization’s CEO.
Behind involved, dedicated and committed board of directors, your nonprofit can achieve great things. However, when board members aren’t all pulling their weight, they can sink an organization. When the bad outweighs the good, nonprofits can’t be afraid to remove a nonprofit board members, especially when they are ineffective.
Creating your budget isn’t as simple as copy and pasting last year’s numbers. Instead, it should be an event that your whole team buys into and forecasts where the money will come from and go during the next year.
How many of you out there have actually had this thought cross your mind: “Do we really need a board?”