Fundraising Compliance: What Every Board Member Should Know

Posted by Sharon Cody on Feb 5, 2020 1:27:32 PM

Whether you’re a new board member or a seasoned officer, part of your board’s collective duty is to ensure your nonprofit’s legal compliance. If you are reading this, you’re probably far enough in your nonprofit journey to understand your board’s obligation to ensure your organization completes...


Topics: Roles and Responsibilities, oversight, Fundraising

Metrics That Matter: Is Your Board Tracking the Right Things?

Posted by Irv Katz on Apr 18, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Balanced scorecards, dashboards, strategic plan reports, even routine financial and activity reports: They range from basic to varying degrees of sophistication relative to accountability, management, and governance. “Metrics” is the prevailing mantra, but do the metrics that are routinely tracked...


Topics: Board Best Practices, Mission Impact, oversight, financial oversight

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.


Topics: Board Best Practices, BoardSource Leadership Forum, oversight

Wounded Warrior Project – A Classic Case Study

Posted by Vernetta Walker Chief Governance Officer, BoardSource on Mar 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Some of us just can’t get enough of the Wounded Warrior Project scandal, and that includes me. In the same way that people get hooked on a scintillating TV series or book, I’ve been captivated by the onslaught of articles taking aim at WWP. These stories are a constant reminder that the public is...


Topics: oversight, Wounded Warrior Project

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