Tag Archives: capacity building

Empowering Your Advisory Board: They Need You and You Need Them!


We cannot dispute the fact that advisory boards fulfill a very different role than that of governance boards. Simply put, the advisory board has no fiduciary responsibility and its advice is non-binding. It does not govern the organization, nor does it serve as its accountable body. It exhibits no legal obligation, financial oversight, or the […]

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Seven Resource Development Roles for a Nonprofit Board


In a time of increased need, most nonprofits look to their boards for fundraising leadership and direction. But for some board members, the notion of being asked to solicit for funding causes panic. Not everyone is born to ask for money, but there are ways a board member can contribute to the fundraising effort without […]

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Board Size: Knowing When to Say When!


Today more than ever, our local nonprofits are racing to divert crisis and develop their competitive advantage. For many, the battle for market share supremacy is highly dependent upon the board of directors’ capacity to address key organizational priorities, including fundraising, advocacy and grass-roots marketing. This realization has stimulated nonprofits to expand the size of […]

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