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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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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…

-Why So Many Nonprofit Boards Suck And The 3 Biggest Reasons Some Never Change (trust me…you want to see this)

-5 Essential Steps For Changing Your Board That Sucks Into One... (continued)

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"Controls" for small organizations

11 things even the smaller nonprofits can do to guard against damage to their financial health or reputation. Use this document to consider new ways of adding internal controls and financial policies.

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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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10 Ways to be an Awesome Board Member

This 7 minute video http://youtu.be/A0ZnwC_uEi8 tells you everything you need to know about being a great Board member. Shared in the spirit of building a strong sector.

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Board Job Description sample pack

Help your board craft their own effective job descriptions by seeing what works for others. Sample pack of five (5) different board job descriptions, easily accessible for your board to review and edit to their specific needs. Some comprehensive and... (continued)


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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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10 Minute Board Exercise - Intro to Risk Management

Take 10 minutes at your next board meeting and ask each board member to complete this exercise. You should begin to see where your organization's vulnerable points are. Visit the Center for Nonprofit Stewardship to continue exploring this topic:... (continued)

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10 Minute Board Exercise in Monitoring Your Budget

This exercise builds on the CNS 10 Minute Board Exercise in Budgeting. Now that a budget has been adopted, it is important to monitor revenue and expenditures throughout the budget cycle to ensure your organization stays within the budget. If revenue or expenses are significantly different than expected, you may need to make adjustments to your budget mid-year.

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Building a Fundraising Board

Wed, May 07, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Does your board refuse to accept their fundraising responsibility? Are they willing but not educated/trained in fundraising? Does the board lack enthusiasm for fundraising? Have you wondered if it is time for an extreme makeover of your board?

If so, this webinar is for you. In this session, we will discuss the role... (continued)


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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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Top 10 Non-profit Governance Mistakes (From a Lawyer’s Perspective)

As a lawyer who exclusively represents tax-exempt organizations, I am often called upon when something has gone wrong. Over the years, I have seen more than my share of non-profit governance disasters. I have summarized some of the most common governance problems, from a lawyer's perspective,... (continued)

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Get REAL about Making a Positive Impact: A Discussion Starter

This one-page thought provoker is designed to stimulate conversations about the qualities of great teamwork that go into performances the have a positive impact. Drawing on wisdom generated from asking people what qualities of great teamwork they see in a jazz performance, Dr. Fraser has developed an... (continued)

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