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Board Development



Reflections on Powerful Board Recruitment


Lisa Hoffman shares thoughts on powerful board recruitment. 

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The Board Member's Book: Making A Difference in Voluntary Organizations

Learn how to increase your organization's impact by creating and managing an effective board.


Live Chat


Board Compensation & Incentive Pay for Executives: Can Nonprofits Do This?

Dec 05, 2011  

This Q&A explores the right way to offer attractive pay and benefits and features Pete Smith (Smith Compensation Consulting) and Deborah Davidson (BoardSource).

Get Your Board to Raise Funds

Nov 30, 2011  

Replay the transcript of Darian Rodriguez Heyman, editor of Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals, and Ann W. Lehman, co-author of Boards That Love Fundraising: A How-To Guide For Your Board, exploring why nonprofit board members should be actively involved in fundraising.

Turning Your Volunteers Into Fundraisers

Mar 30, 2011  

Fundraising consultant Amy Eisenstein and Foundation Center Atlanta director Val Porter answer questions about how your board members and volunteers can raise interest and money for your organization.



Training Events


Building a Results-Based Board

Nov 1, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn how to move your board from the reporting and activity mode of operation to a results-based approach that is informed and inspired by purpose.


Introduction to Fundraising Planning

Nov 21, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
New York, New York | In-person

This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan.


Activate Your Board’s Fundraising Potential

Dec 14, 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us on December 14th to learn how to motivate board members to give generously and to encourage their peers to do the same.