Considerations of Background Checks for Nonprofit Board Members

Posted by BoardSource on Aug 15, 2023 11:30:00 AM

Criminal background checks are one way for nonprofit organizations to protect themselves, their assets, and the people they serve, but they may not be right for every organization. Ensuring resources is a role of the board, in addition to setting direction for the organization and providing...


Topics: Roles and Responsibilities

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.


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

The Top Six BoardSource Blog Posts of 2016

Posted by BoardSource on Jan 10, 2017 1:02:33 PM

Last year was a busy year for the blog. Here are the top six most-viewed posts. Is your favorite on the list?


Topics: Best of 2016

An Imperative for Nonprofit Boards: The Time is Now to Step Up Your Game

Posted by BoardSource on Nov 19, 2015 8:30:19 AM

By Jean Case, CEO, Case Foundation


Topics: Perspectives on Board Service, Board Best Practices, Leading with Intent: A National Index of Nonprofit, New Trends & Resources

Boosting Nonprofit Board Performance Where It Counts: Onboarding the CEO

Posted by BoardSource on Nov 6, 2015 5:09:37 AM

By Lisa Walsh, partner, The Bridgespan Group


Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum

From "Good" to "Great" (or Better Yet, Impactful)

Posted by BoardSource on Nov 4, 2015 5:51:05 AM

By Julie Simpson, director of nonprofit strategy and capacity building, TCC Group, and Charles Gasper, senior consultant, evaluation practice, TCC Group


Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum

Nonprofit Risk Management: What's Inside Is What Counts

Posted by BoardSource on Oct 30, 2015 7:00:48 AM

By Ted Bilich, CEO, Risk Alternatives LLC


Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum

Stand for Your Mission While Staying Within the Rules

Posted by BoardSource on Oct 28, 2015 7:00:57 AM

By Katari Buck, member, Asiatico & Associates, PLLC


Topics: BoardSource Leadership Forum

Nonprofit Scandals and the Lessons Learned

Posted by BoardSource on Oct 26, 2015 7:00:22 AM

By Erin Bradrick, senior counsel, NEO Law Group


Taking a Principled Approach to Ethical Challenges & Questions

Posted by BoardSource on Oct 24, 2015 6:00:46 AM

By Kendall Joyner, director of programs and practice, and Amanda Broun, vice president of programs and practice, Independent Sector


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