Building the Boards We Need
The March Continues
Billy Shore Responds to Purpose-Driven Board Leadership Framework
Getting to the “Heart” of Racial Equity
The Healing Potential of the Nonprofit Sector
For Nonprofits, Uncertainty Equals Opportunity
Facing the Challenge of Racial Inequity — or Avoiding It
Governing in and through a Pandemic
Recruiting for Board Diversity — Without Disrespecting People of Color
Nonprofits Must Advocate
The Value of Lived Experience
In Our Health and Educational Systems, The Time for Board Diversity Is Now
A Message to My Fellow White Board Chairs
A Moment to Change
Failure is not an Option: How Nonprofit Boards Can Support Leaders of Color
Now That We Know Better
Preparing for the Journey – and Remembering Their Names
Reflections on Trust and Its Relationship to Racial Inequity on Nonprofit Boards
This is Not a Drill
Scenario Planning: Rapid Planning in a Time of Rapid Change
When to “Return”: Questions Nonprofit Executives Need to Think About
It's Time to Talk About...What Board Commitment to Equity Looks Like in This Moment
Fundraising and Your Board During a Pandemic: Lean into the trends
Tapping into the Strength of Your Board: A Prescription for Difficult Times
Are You Responding or Reacting?
Partnership in a Time of Pandemic: The CEO and the Board
Why We Need Exceptional Board Governance More Than Ever
Engaging Your Board as You Navigate COVID-19
How to Build a Culture of Inquiry During the COVID-19 Crisis
Leading an Organization Through the COVID-19 Crisis
Quick & Dirty: Going Virtual Fast & Well
Responding to COVID-19: Building the "New Normal"
What Nonprofit Board Members Should Be Doing Right Now to Address the COVID-19 Situation.
Welcoming the Next Generation of Board Leadership
The Impact of Diversity on Board Outcomes
Planning for Today’s Knowns and Uncertainties
The Strategic Alliances of Nonprofits
Getting "CERIOUS" About Resource Development
Fundraising Compliance: What Every Board Member Should Know
On the Ground with Its Grantees
It's Time to Talk About...How Nonprofits Should Handle Relationships with "Tainted" Donors
Behind the Scenes of Successful Advocacy: A Q&A with the 2019 Stand for Your Mission Award Winner
Advocacy in Action: The 2019 Stand for Your Mission Award Finalists
It’s Time to Talk About… The Implications of the College Admissions Scandal
Board Diversity Includes Disabilities
BLF and the JOC Scholarship Changed My Life
The 4 Types of Power Players: How They Disrupt Boards and What To Do About Them
Make Board Diversity Work
The Board’s Role in Donor Relations: Four Ways to Improve
Owning My Whiteness
Should Your CEO Serve as a Board Member?
Setting and Executing Nonprofit Fundraising Goals: A Guide
Navigating the Complex Nonprofit Revenue Landscape
Lessons to Be Learned from Well-Meaning but Flawed Governance
An Important Window into the Foundation Boardroom
Nonprofits: Due for Due Diligence
Leading with Intent: Your Participation Matters!
Equity in Pursuit of Excellence: Why the Social Sector Needs Bold Strokes
Addressing Donor Misconduct: Advice to Boards and Leaders
Lessons Learned as Board Chair
A Nonprofit CEO’s Nightmare: The Micro-Managing Board
What to Do — and Not Do — When Your Chief Executive Leaves
Do-Able Fundraising for Real-World Boards
Is Your Board Ready to Advance Equity?
Moving the Needle with Corporate Support
Transparency: A Tool for Increasing Board Diversity
The Board–Chief Executive Partnership: Valuing Our Respective Lanes
BoardSource Proclamation: National Day of Racial Healing
How Treehouse Used Advocacy to Advance its Mission and Win Last Year's Stand for Your Mission Awards
A Year in Review: The Best Blogs of 2018
Flawed Fundraising Report Can Hurt Nonprofits
Putting Commitment into Action: A New Leader for BoardSource’s Work on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity
Are Nonprofit Best Practices Stupid?
11 Steps to Producing a World-Class, Investment-Grade Business Plan for Your Nonprofit
Living into Our Values: Perspectives from BoardSource’s CEO & Board Chair
Reflections in the Wake of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation: 4 Questions for Boards
Strategic Planning: Is Your Board Ready?
Do You Know Your Board Members?
The Global Quest for Exceptional Governance
The Importance of Diversity (and Inclusion): A Call to Action for Community Foundations
The 3 Gotta-Haves for Boards Seeking Impact and Scale
Mixing Music and Advocacy to Scale Impact
Using For-Profit Language to Think Differently About Nonprofits
Grantspace.org — Providing Tools, Trainings, and Events for Foundation and Sector Leaders
Three Steps to Working With Your Board to Advance Advocacy
Selecting and Developing Board Leadership: Choose Your Leaders Wisely
Metrics That Matter: Is Your Board Tracking the Right Things?
The Power of Nonprofit Board Exit Interviews
How Nonprofit Boards Can Start the Merger Conversation
Foundation Board Diversity: Five Things We Can Do to Break from the Current Reality
The For-Profit and Nonprofit Sectors are Converging: What Are the Implications for You?
Stand for Your Mission Awards: Announcing the Finalists
You Can Diversify If You Want To
Board Time: Three Keys to Strategic Engagement
It's Time for Nonprofit Boards to Have a Conversation About Sexual Misconduct
Recruit Nonprofit Board Members with Purpose and Process
Running with the Bulls: Key 2018 Investment Issues for Nonprofit Board Leaders
Four Critical Factors That Impact Nonprofit Success
Phased-In Giving: A New Trend in Setting the Board's Give/Get Policy
Managing and Pursuing Your Investment Program's Long-Term Goals
Igniting Leadership for Power, Purpose, and Impact
Sink or Swim: The Changing Landscape for Community-Based Nonprofits
Preparing Your Nonprofit Board for a Fundraising Campaign
Nonprofit Boards Attuned to Innovating Ubiquitously
Board Members Zoning Out? Stop Reading the CEO Report
What Fundraising Shares with Fitness Training
Transform the Bored Room: Firecracker Facilitation Tips
Five Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About the Americans with Disabilities Act
Helping Your Nonprofit Find the Elusive CPI + 5% Investment Return Goal
Group Purchasing: It's easier for a nonprofit to save money than raise it.
Secure Your Oxygen Mask First: A Lesson in Nonprofit Organizational Capacity Building
Let’s Stop (Just) Talking about Nonprofit Board Diversity.
Nonprofit Board Trends and Practices Revealed in Leading with Intent 2017
Nonprofits Must Think Money First! End the Culture of Scarcity
The Nonprofit Board’s Role in Human Resource Management
Ujima and the Board-CEO Partnership
Planning for Action Will Help Your Board Members Forget to Be Forgetful
In Defense of Board Diversity
Don’t Do It: Don’t Start a Nonprofit
Learning, Knowing, Doing
Build it or buy it? Effective investment program oversight
Governing a Collaborative Organization
The Challenges and Opportunities of Family Foundation Governance
Fundraising Effectiveness: Hunches Aren’t Enough
What does 2017 have in store for your investment program?
Want to Improve Board Performance? Take these Five Steps
In Times of Change, Board Members Must Be Advocates
Creating a Culture of Innovation with Employee Health Care
Take the Fear out of Financial Statements
Creating a Culture of Collaboration, Nonprofits Can Learn from Pixar
A Good Question Can be a Game Changer
Why Repealing the Johnson Amendment is a Bad Idea
BoardSource in January: Advocacy, Fundraising Effectiveness, and Our New Look
The Top Six BoardSource Blog Posts of 2016
Communicate Effectively to Create Better Board Relationships
Leverage Your Board to Build an Inner Circle
Game On! Peer-to-Peer Assessment
Missions, Mergers, and Love
The F Word and How to Use It
Moving From Dissonance to Harmony: Managing Conflict on the Board
Proactive Planning: Succeeding with Succession
Uncovering the Mystery: The Art and Science of Shared Leadership
Do Nonprofit Boards Resist Online Investing?
Change Your Approach to Board Engagement
Executive Committees Beware!
Planning for the Future? Invest in Emerging Leaders
Address the Need for Nonprofit Succession Planning
Nine Lessons from a Nonprofit Advocacy Win
Generative Governance: Making Sense of Problems through Critical Inquiry
How to "Host" a Successful Board Meeting
A Child's View of Nonprofit Board Culture
Leadership of the Board Chair in Creating Board Culture
Is Nonprofit Planning an Oxymoron?
Reassuring level of knowledge revealed by nonprofit financial literacy quiz
Six Steps to Improve Board Financial Oversight
Leading with Intent Comes of Age: A glimpse at what 21 years of change in nonprofit governance looks like
Freeing Nonprofits from Their Risk-Averse Shackles
Wounded Warrior Project – A Classic Case Study
Is it Time to Dust off Your Nonprofit’s Conflict-of-Interest Policy?
Economy Continues to Dominate Concerns of Nonprofit Leaders in 2016
Form 990 — A Guide for Newcomers to Nonprofit Research
Why Youth Diversity Matters
How to Catch a Unicorn: Diversify Your Nonprofit Board Like You Mean it
Got Vizzies? 10 tips for nonprofit chief executives considering the dynamic visualization corner of the “Big Data” world.
A New Framework for BoardSource’s Leadership
“It Really Matters Who’s In Charge”
Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile
Is This Part of Our Job?
Collecting Social Security Numbers from Donors
An Imperative for Nonprofit Boards: The Time is Now to Step Up Your Game
Boosting Nonprofit Board Performance Where It Counts: Onboarding the CEO
From "Good" to "Great" (or Better Yet, Impactful)
Why It's Critical to Pilot New Nonprofit Board Technology
Nonprofit Risk Management: What's Inside Is What Counts
Stand for Your Mission While Staying Within the Rules
Nonprofit Scandals and the Lessons Learned
Taking a Principled Approach to Ethical Challenges & Questions
Social Alchemy: Transforming Problems Into World-Changing Ideas
A New Path for Sustaining Nonprofit Engagement in Advocacy
21st-Century Thinking for a 21st-Century World
Is Your Nonprofit Board Focused on the Right Things?
Are Nonprofit Boards Really Necessary?
Fuel the Operations of Your Nonprofit with a Dashboard
What Does It Take to Stand Out and Excel in the Nonprofit Sector?
Modeling the Nonprofit Board Behavior We Seek
Building a Collaborative Nonprofit Board Team
Passing the Nonprofit Governance Torch to GENNEXT
Equip Your New Nonprofit Board Members to Be Effective on Day One
How Nonprofit Boards Achieve Transformational Change
Nonprofit Boardroom Taboos
Why Board Engagement in Advocacy is Essential
B-Minus! Nonprofit Boards Can Do Better
Employment Agreements: Five Things Every Nonprofit Board Should Know
Calling All AmeriCorps Alums
CEO Transition: Are You Ready for the Inevitable?
Executive Committees: To Be or Not to Be?
Is Your Spending Rate Sustainable?
Adaptive Strategic Planning for Today's New Normal
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