Nick Cafferky

As BoardSource's marketing and communications manager, Nick Cafferky is responsible for managing the BoardSource blog and writing and/or editing the many governance resources BoardSource provides via its Resources + Solutions (R+S) e-newsletter and online. He is also in charge of managing the organization’s social media presence and contributing to its overall “voice.” Before joining BoardSource, Nick was the managing editor of the Virginia Tech newspaper, The Collegiate Times. He briefly dabbled in sales, but is happy to be back to writing. Outside of the office, he’s usually watching some sort of sporting event and letting his emotions hinge on the success and failures (it’s usually failures) of his teams.

Behind the Scenes of Successful Advocacy: A Q&A with the 2019 Stand for Your Mission Award Winner

Posted by Nick Cafferky on Dec 10, 2019 12:47:15 PM

BoardSource is thrilled to announce the winner of our 2019 Stand for Your Mission Award: Children’s Advocacy Centers of Tennessee. It will receive $5,000 to support its advocacy work. Below is a short Q&A with the organization’s board chair, Joyce Prusak, on some of the thinking that went into the...


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

Advocacy in Action: The 2019 Stand for Your Mission Award Finalists

Posted by Nick Cafferky on Nov 19, 2019 2:48:16 PM

Earlier this year, BoardSource announced that it was accepting submissions for the 2019 Stand for Your Mission Award — a chance for nonprofit boards all over the country to show how they have used advocacy to advance their missions and help their communities. The winner of the award will receive...


Topics: Advocacy, Stand for Your Mission

Moving the Needle with Corporate Support

Posted by Nick Cafferky on Feb 25, 2019 3:08:27 PM

While for-profit organizations are formed to financially benefit private owners or their individual shareholders’ investments in the corporation, many are increasingly dedicating resources to helping their community in some way. 


A Year in Review: The Best Blogs of 2018

Posted by Nick Cafferky on Jan 7, 2019 1:55:04 PM

Happy new year! Everyone here at BoardSource is excited for another year of supporting and helping organizations like yours to advance your mission, but before we move into 2019, let’s take a look back at some of the great blogs we posted in 2018. Maybe you missed them when they first published, or...


Topics: Board Diversity & Inclusivity, Recruitment, strategic planning, Foundations, Nonprofit language

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