Tag: nonprofit boards

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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Need Board Members?

One of the questions that I am frequently asked by nonprofit leaders is how to recruit new board members and then immediately following that question is, “how do I get them involved?” All nonprofits are required to have a board of directors. According to the IRS, the board of directors, as a unit are legally…
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Board Recruitment

Who Do You Need On Board?

This is the sixth post in the Effective Nonprofit Board series. We have spent the last few weeks discussing various aspects of board service including on-boarding new board members, setting expectations through a board commitment letter, and interviewing prospective board members. However, all of this information is essentially useless unless you understand who you need…
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