Board members are “mission critical” especially in the life of small nonprofit organizations. By paying close attention and understanding important characteristics of volunteer leadership, the organization will be positioned for long-term success. Two truly distinctive differences for the small shop board are the composition of the board and the role it plays. Board composition: Assembling […]
Consultants: Anne Kvinge | Janet Cady
Boards Play an Important Role in Fundraising Boards play incredibly important roles in helping organizations fulfill their missions. One of the most important of these roles is helping organizations raise money. A recent study by the Nonprofit Research Collaborative found that active fundraising by nonprofit board members was positively correlated with organizations meeting their fundraising goals. […]
To maximize board members’ impact on philanthropy, organizations need to provide members with structure, process, and support. In this week’s Client Advisory, Bentz Whaley Flessner offers 4 tips for effectively engaging your board in philanthropy.