Nonprofit Boards

[VIDEO] Nonprofit Boards Members and Their Asking Styles – a Roadmap to Success

In this webinar, Brian Saber will explain how to use his iconic Asking Styles to improve your board’s governance and ability to fundraise. Learn the personality of your board and how it is impacting board meetings (especially today’s virtual ones), leadership, strategic planning and fundraising. Understanding your board members’ Styles [...]

By |2021-02-05T14:19:15-05:00February 7th, 2021|Nonprofit Boards, Webinars|

Global Community Engagement Day: 4 Reasons to Join a Nonprofit Board

They say, “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.” Hopefully your relationship with our board isn’t adversarial, but if we’re being honest it’s not uncommon to have challenges! There’s a power differential between staff and the board, especially for staff further removed from the board. But when you join a [...]

By |2021-01-26T15:36:58-05:00January 28th, 2021|Nonprofit Boards, Nonprofit Management, Nonprofit Sector|

Reimagining the Nonprofit Board in the Throes of a Pandemic

A vivid imagination allows us to envision or mentally rehearse future possibilities. As nonprofits nationwide consider how they can return from the torment inflicted by the coronavirus, reimagining the nonprofit board and governance provides an opportunity to refresh, recover, rebuild, and rethink. We all realize the importance of organizational governance, [...]

Motivating Your Board to Ask Their Peers for Money May Be Easier Than You Think

Often, the biggest obstacle to board fundraising is their fear of failure. Unless fundraising is part of their day job, they probably do not understand what will happen once they open the door. They may worry any request will feel transactional because they do not understand donor cultivation and stewardship. [...]

By |2020-07-30T22:03:28-04:00July 31st, 2020|Donor Acquisition, Fundraising, Nonprofit Boards|

5 Things Nonprofit Boards Can Do To Intentionally Lead On Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are collectively experiencing another face-off with the visible and visceral evidence of racial injustice and inequities that are allowed and protected through racist systematic policies and structural practices that both dominate and limit the human rights of black people in America. During these times, executives and board leaders from [...]

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