All the Common Nonprofit Board Positions… and Why You Need ’Em!
If you don’t identify nonprofit board positions and tell your board members what they should be working on, you’ll have many people trying to do the same task. Or you may wind up with projects that no one’s working on at all! You need clearly-defined roles to keep the organization moving toward its goals.
Time To Move On? Here’s How To Resign From a Nonprofit Board
The majority of board members serve out the entirety of their terms with no problem. But life happens, and you may need to step down and away from serving on a board of directors earlier than anticipated. Here’s exactly how to resign from a nonprofit board—and how to do it without burning your bridges!
Nonprofit Insurance: Why a D&O Policy Is So Important for Your Organization
Meant to protect against missteps or breaches of duty by a nonprofit's directors and officers, D&O insurance is liability insurance that covers the financial costs of claims that fall within the categories of governance, employment, or fiduciary liability. Here’s why you should protect your nonprofit today!
Is Your Board Too Involved? 3 Ways To Avoid Nonprofit Board Overreach
Nonprofit board overreach can be more than a mild hassle—it can derail the forward progress of an entire organization and compromise a nonprofit's long-term stability. Avoiding overreach often comes down to addressing other common board problems. Here are three ways to help your board operate at their best!
Is Your Nonprofit’s Board Too Involved In Operations? 4 Ways To Fix That Now
If you answered a big loud YES, you are not alone. Board members being too involved in operations and losing sight of the BIG picture is a common problem for many nonprofits. But don't be so hard on your good-intentioned board member. Most of the time, it's not their fault and the issue can be corrected with some...
The 5 Real Reasons Why Your Board Won’t Fundraise
There's a common refrain in the nonprofit world: "People don't give to causes. People give to people with causes." In essence, it's the people--their stories, their passion, their mission--that inspires others to action. To be successful, a nonprofit's fundraising must be a TEAM effort. And that team includes your...