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Three Steps to Working With Your Board to Advance Advocacy

Posted by Laurel O'Sullivan on May 17, 2018 12:35:59 PM

 

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Topics: The Board’s Role in Advocacy, Advocacy

Stand for Your Mission Awards: Announcing the Finalists

Posted by BoardSource on Mar 8, 2018 1:30:00 PM

BoardSource created the Stand for Your Mission Awards to recognize nonprofit boards that have established advocacy as an expectation for engaged and effective board leadership, and, by doing so, are helping their organizations realize their missions.

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Topics: collaboration, board engagement, Stand for Your Mission, Advocacy, The Board’s Role in Advocacy

Nonprofit Board Trends and Practices Revealed in Leading with Intent 2017

Posted by Vernetta Walker Chief Governance Officer, BoardSource on Sep 6, 2017 11:45:31 AM

Today marks the ninth release of BoardSource’s biennial study, Leading with Intent: A National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices. Formerly known as the Nonprofit Governance Index, Leading with Intent takes an in-depth look at the current practices and trends of nonprofit boards. The 2017 report...

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Topics: Board Diversity & Inclusivity, Leading with Intent, Roles and Responsibilities, Assessment, The Board’s Role in Advocacy, Advocacy, Board Best Practices

Nine Lessons from a Nonprofit Advocacy Win

Posted by Danielle M. Henry on Jul 13, 2016 10:56:34 AM

I live in a community where we know each other by name, use Twitter to help each other's locate lost pets, and shovel each other’s sidewalks after storms. I feel blessed to have such a close-knit environment while still living in a large, often impersonal city like DC. I am passionate about my...

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Topics: The Board’s Role in Advocacy, Stand for Your Mission

Collecting Social Security Numbers from Donors

Posted by Anne Wallestad, President & CEO, BoardSource on Dec 18, 2015 5:00:31 AM

By Anne Wallestad, president & CEO

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Topics: Perspectives on Board Service, The Board’s Role in Advocacy

Why Board Engagement in Advocacy is Essential

Posted by Anne Wallestad, President & CEO, BoardSource on Jul 16, 2015 1:19:10 PM

By Anne Wallestad, president & CEO, BoardSource

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Topics: Board Best Practices, The Board’s Role in Advocacy

Don't Just Sit on a Board: Stand for Your Mission

Posted by Anne Wallestad, President & CEO, BoardSource on Oct 9, 2014 4:45:18 AM

By Anne Wallestad, BoardSource president & CEO

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Topics: Perspectives on Board Service, Board Best Practices, The Board’s Role in Advocacy, New Trends & Resources

Now is the time to engage in public policy

Posted by BoardSource on Sep 5, 2013 2:03:09 PM

By Pat Libby, director, Institute for Nonprofit Education and Research, University of San Diego; BLF 2013 speaker

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Topics: Board Best Practices, The Board’s Role in Advocacy, New Trends & Resources

ADVOCACY: A Fundamental Responsibility of Board Leaders?

Posted by jdeng77 on Apr 1, 2013 11:16:56 AM

By Jennifer Deng, strategic development and partnerships director

A few weeks ago, my colleague, Kate von Richthofen, asked if your board is having the crucial conversation about sequestration and its impact on your nonprofit. This month, I ask you to think about the responsibility of your board...

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Topics: The Board’s Role in Advocacy

Sequestration and Nonprofits

Posted by Kate von Richthofen on Mar 5, 2013 9:25:11 AM

By Kate von Richthofen, strategic development and partnerships manager

For months now, Americans have been barraged with a seemingly endless stream of panic around the national budget, the fiscal cliff, and most recently – sequester. On Friday, March 1, 2013, Congress failed to come to an...

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Topics: The Board’s Role in Advocacy, New Trends & Resources

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