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What Nonprofit Board Chairs Have to Say

Click here to see results from a national board study presented in an easy-to-read-and-digest infographic! Who doesn’t love an infographic?

Webinar: Got Board Sense? Building a Sustainable Board of Directors

Do you want to learn how to maximize the role of your Board of Directors? Watch this presentation now!

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Webinar: Powerful Board Fundraising – One Member at a Time

Board fundraising is a key activity for successful non profits, particularly community-based organizations. This warrants careful consideration of how your board recruitment and development activities support fundraising. Learning how to have powerful conversations about fundraising with your board members can increase their motivation, commitment and accountability.

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Webinar: How to Make this Board Thing Work

Are you curious about what a board does and how you can support its work? Are you building a new board? Do you want to revitalize your current board? Are you new to working in the non-profit sector? Do you think a board is a piece of wood?

This webinar will review the purpose and basic structure of boards of directors and give you strategies to better your board performance. In the shifting nonprofit environment, stronger boards are key to your organization’s success. This webinar kicks off a four part series that will explore board recruitment, orientation, and fundraising.

Three Fundraising Habits of Supremely Successful Boards

This web-based excerpt from GuideStar’s book of the same name summarizes three proven approaches to successful fundraising. Guidestar gathers and provides information about nonprofit organizations.

Size of the Board

This two page article from BridgeStar explains how to determine the ideal board size for your organization. Bridgestar provides tools to help nonprofit organizations build strong leadership teams.

Give New Board Members the Training You Wish You’d Had as a Newcomer

This two-page article by BridgeStar lays out a strategy for your board to set a deliberate program for board education. Bridgestar provides tools to help nonprofit organizations build strong leadership teams.

Recruiting and Vetting Nonprofit Board Members

This short, web-based article from Bridgestar discusses the process of recruiting and vetting board members. Bridgestar provides tools to help nonprofit organizations build strong leadership teams.

Beyond Political Correctness: Building a Diverse Board

In this short, web-based article, BridgeStar has identified three strategies to assist boards in embracing and integrating diversity and an inclusive environment. Bridgestar provides tools to help nonprofit organizations build strong leadership teams.

Can Conflict of Interest Be an Obstacle to Board Service?

This brief, web-based Q&A from Board Source, an organization focused on building nonprofit boards, provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding conflicts of interest and board membership.