Steering the Ship

Last week, we covered some basic roles and responsibilities of board members. Since the primary role (as defined by the IRS) of a nonprofit board of directors is governance, this week, we shall focus on that role. The very word governance is derived from a Greek word that means, “to steer.” Think for a minute…
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Board of Directors 101

It is good to have all board members, even those with lots of experience to review board roles and responsibilities occasionally. It is one of those things that, if not kept in the forefront of our minds, we forget…or at least let slip away. Let’s review for a moment why nonprofit organizations have a board…
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Show Some Love

The month of April has been designated as Volunteer Appreciation Month and this week is recognized as Volunteer Appreciation Week. Maybe you forgot….maybe you didn’t know.  It’s not to late to recognize your volunteers. Volunteers are crucial to the work of nonprofits. Millions of people volunteer each year and provide thousands of hours of service….service…
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