New Year's Resolutions for Board Members

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New Year - New Outlook. Time to sharpen up a positive outlook…

7 Rules for Successfully Soliciting Board Members

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Are you ready for something that happens every year-end -…

Board Chairs: How to Fire Up Your Board with a Call to Action

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Here's a call to action for all board chairs! You have a…

Board Members: How to Approach Decision-Making in Times of Crisis

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If you’re a board member serving an institution or organization,…

Nonprofit Board Members: Leadership Tips for Uncertain Times

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  As a nonprofit board member, you have much to deal…

Give Board Members Something to Say-Help Them Become Personal Advocates for Your Cause

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If you are a board member for a nonprofit, we imagine that…

(Major Gifts #4) What's the Return on Investment from a Major Gift Program?

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Wish you could have been there. We were up in a New York…

Why You Should Invest in Your Organization’s Infrastructure

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How important is your organization’s infrastructure? Just…

How Your Board Governance Committee Is Like My Garden

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My garden is a work in progress. And so is your board. Just…

Myths and Realities about Nonprofit Board Members and Fundraising

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There seem to be a lot of myths when it comes to nonprofit…

Fire Up Your Board Retreat: Turn it into a Porch Party!

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  In all our years of leading board retreats, my…

Build the Board You Need to Succeed

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Board recruitment can be a challenge for many nonprofits.…

Rule #1 for Board Members: Fundraising is Based on Relationships With Donors

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Some board members think fundraising is "hitting someone up." But…

5 Fundraising Mistakes We Make With Our Boards

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Are you making fundraising mistakes with board members? Is…

How to Get Your Board Members To Help Identify Major Gift Prospects

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Sometimes when board members are asked to help identify major…
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Board Members: Some Ideas About Fundraising That Might Surprise You!

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If you are a nonprofit board member, does this sound familiar? Your…