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.…

New Year's Resolutions for Board Members

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It's the New Year - and it's a great time to make smart resolutions…

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…

Why You Should Invest in Your Organization’s Infrastructure

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How important is your organization’s infrastructure? Just…

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…

7 Rules for Successfully Soliciting Board Members

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Are you getting ready for something that happens every fall -…
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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…

What Board Members Need To Know About Fundraising

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Do you think board members need to know about fundraising? I…

Help Board Members Understand: Fundraising is Everybody's Job

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Whose job is it to raise funds for your organization? It's…

Stuck with Impossible Goals? Here's Help!

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It happens all the time. Smart nonprofit staffers come…

10 Fundraising Responsibilities of Every Board Member

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What are board member fundraising responsibilities? Here's…