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Sink or Swim: The Changing Landscape for Community-Based Nonprofits

Posted by John Bitter on Oct 13, 2017 1:00:00 PM

This post is one in a series written by nonprofit leaders who are presenting sessions at the 2017 BoardSource Leadership Forum taking place next week, October 18-20, in Seattle. We hope you will be joining us there.

What is the role of a community-based nonprofit in the fabric of a community?...

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Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum, Advocacy, Fundraising, strategic partnerships

Preparing Your Nonprofit Board for a Fundraising Campaign

Posted by Angela E. White on Oct 11, 2017 2:35:00 PM

This post is one in a series written by nonprofit leaders who are presenting sessions at the 2017 BoardSource Leadership Forum taking place next week, October 18-20,  in Seattle. We hope you will be joining us.

The impact of a fundraising campaign on an organization’s board is significant....

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Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum, Fundraising

Nonprofit Boards Attuned to Innovating Ubiquitously

Posted by Loretta L. Donovan on Oct 10, 2017 2:31:00 PM

This post is one in a series written by nonprofit leaders who are presenting sessions at the 2017 BoardSource Leadership Forum taking place in Seattle next week, October 18-20. We hope you will be joining us there.

I can clearly remember standing in the wings, supporting speakers and awards on...

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Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum, Recruitment

Board Members Zoning Out? Stop Reading the CEO Report

Posted by Robert B. Acton on Oct 9, 2017 10:14:00 AM

FADE IN:

INT. THE BOARDROOM – NIGHT

PETER, the board chair, invites Susan, the organization’s passionate chief executive, to begin her Executive Director Report as the next item on the board meeting agenda. Susan turns to page 12 of the 60-page board packet that she and her team have diligently...

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Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum, board engagement, meetings

What Fundraising Shares with Fitness Training

Posted by Jennifer Dunlap on Oct 5, 2017 2:40:48 PM

This post is one in a series written by leaders who are presenting sessions at the 2017 BoardSource Leadership Forum in Seattle, October 18-20. We hope you will be joining us there.

As the CEO of a national development consulting firm, I don’t have a lot of down time to spend picking up new...

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Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum, Fundraising

Transform the Bored Room: Firecracker Facilitation Tips

Posted by Emily Davis on Oct 3, 2017 3:58:02 PM

This post is one in a series of posts written by nonprofit leaders who are presenting sessions at the 2017 BoardSource Leadership Forum taking place in Seattle, October 18-20. We hope you will be joining us there.

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Topics: Board Best Practices, BoardSource Leadership Forum, board engagement, meetings

Five Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About the Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted by TriNet on Oct 2, 2017 1:00:00 PM

This post is one in a series written by leaders who are presenting sessions at or sponsoring the 2017 BoardSource Leadership Forum taking place in Seattle, October 18-20. We thank our sponsors for their support.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lays the foundation for the...

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Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum, Health Care, financial oversight

Helping Your Nonprofit Find the Elusive CPI + 5% Investment Return Goal

Posted by Lisa Schneider, CFA, and Martin Jaugietis, CFA on Sep 26, 2017 11:39:03 AM

This post is one in a series written by individuals who are presenting sessions at the BoardSource Leadership Forum taking place in Seattle, October 18-20. BoardSource thanks Russell Investments for its support of the conference and for sharing its expertise with our participants.

For at least...

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Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum, financial oversight

Group Purchasing: It's easier for a nonprofit to save money than raise it.

Posted by Lee Sherman on Sep 21, 2017 4:27:06 PM

This post is one in a series written by individuals who are participating in the 2017 BoardSource Leadership Forum in Seattle, October 18-20. We thank the National Human Services Assembly and its discount program, Purchasing Point, for their support of the conference.

Let’s face it: Running a...

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Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum

Nonprofits Must Think Money First! End the Culture of Scarcity

Posted by David Greco on Aug 25, 2017 1:51:28 PM

This post is one in a series written by nonprofit leaders who will be presenting sessions at the 2017 BoardSource Leadership Forum on October 18-20 in Seattle. We hope you will be joining us there.

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Topics: Board Best Practices, BoardSource Leadership Forum, oversight

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