Grow Your Major Gifts: Then Don't Let Them Wither on the Vine -- Learn to Make Dynamic 'Moves' and Passionate 'Asks'

Wed, Jan 07, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Asking is scary. As a result, too often nonprofits spend tons of time cultivating, cultivating and cultivating. But they never get to the ask! Or, if they do, they leave money on the table. To assure that you cut to the chase requires a plan and a... (continued)

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Nonprofit Boards & Effective Governance

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The nonprofit governing board has been described as an ineffective group of effective people. Why do nonprofits so broadly fail to use their boards wisely? And how might they do better? This webinar will touch upon a comprehensive range of issues in a way that will be relevant to almost every... (continued)

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10 Minute Board Exercise - Board Recruitment

The purpose of this exercise is to lay the groundwork for shifting your conversations about recruiting new board members from a "who do we know" (immediate need) conversation to an ongoing process of identifying, nurturing and cultivating relationships and leadership.

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Benchmark Against Leading Practice: Bundle of 6 Checklists

Because many organizations are interested in multi-faceted evaluations, this bundle of 5 key capacity assessment tools is intended to save you time and money (compared with acquiring checklists individually). This package includes exactly the same information as in the individual checklists we have shared on... (continued)

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The Abundant Not-for-Profit e-book: How Talent (Not Money) Will Transform Your Organization

Want to accomplish more as a not-for-profit leader?

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SMARTer Teamwork: Provoking Productive Teamwork One Conversation After Another

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Free Nonprofit Board Training Videos ~ Discover Ways To Build The Board You've Always Wanted with Rodney D. Walker, MBA

It’s my pleasure to offer these free nonprofit board training to you.

You will discover…

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Strengthening Museum Leadership Through Assessment

Nonprofit leadership is a partnership between the executive director and the board; it's not a solo performance by either arm of governance. This article offers low threshold ways for boards and directors to assess their performance so both can play from positions of strength.

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Practicing Good Stewardship Requires CEO and Board Leadership

This paper attempts to define "stewardship" and gives ways that a nonprofit can benefit from top to bottom by conducting a stewardship audit.

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Delegation

Delegation illustrated to show the processes of clear, effective, accountable delegation that is essential to supporting pro-active management and governance.

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Board Member

Board member and chief executive suggestions for board improvements.

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10 Minute Board Exercise - Evaluating the Need for an Internal Audit

Your organization's financial information is critical; you depend on it to make future programming decision. It is essential that your records contain accurate, reliable information and that adequate internal controls are in place. Examining your accounting processes & financial records is the best way to... (continued)

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10 Minute Board Exercise - Budget Preparation

As you work on your budget, it is important to take a broad overview of your organization - the big picture. Are there changes occurring that need to be incorporated in next year's budget? Whether or not your organization has staff, there are some key questions that should be considered... (continued)

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Board Tune-up Kit

The Board Tune-up Kit consists of guided discussions that will help your board better fulfill its leadership and governance responsibilities.

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9 Healthy Habits of Successful Boards

This short article lists 9 areas of board responibility. Use it as a checklist for your board to make sure that you're managing and governing your organization smartly.

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Center for Nonprofit Stewardship

The Center for Nonprofit Stewardship is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that educates and empowers nonprofit board members in sound financial, administrative and organizational stewardship. Build a strong, smart, engaged board.

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Key Secrets to Inspiring Your Board to Fundraise

Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Are you sick and tired of board members who refuse to fundraise? Guess what? You can heal yourself and give a shot of much-needed energy to your volunteers, simply by learning these key secrets – and sharing them. That’s right! Just get inside your board members’ heads a bit, and you can change ‘reluctant’ to... (continued)

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10 Minute Board Exercise - Emergency Succession Planning

The purpose of this 10 minute exercise is to raise your board's awareness of the need to prepare for a sudden departure or unavailability of a key leader. It should also give you a good start in identifying your current leader's abilities that are critical to the operation of your... (continued)

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Executive Service Corps of Houston

Executive Service Corps of Houston- About Us

Our Mission
ESCH is to promote best management practices among the nonprofit community. We improve the capacity of nonprofit organizations to effectively serve the community.

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What can ESCH do for you?

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Maintaining Your Foundation While Building for the Future

The article makes the point that organizations need to keep what is important while considering what their future needs may be.

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10 Minute Board Exercise - Board Officer Succession Planning

The purpose of this exercise is to help your board jumpstart its thinking about future leadership needs. Before the board finds itself wishing and hoping for someone capable to fill critical roles, use this activity to plan ahead.

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10 Minute Board Exercise - Identifying Board Officer Attributes

The purpose of this exercise is to identify traits your organization will need in its board officers for the upcoming year and help supplement job descriptions for those positions.

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