Recently, I have begun thinking more about the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic upon our nonprofit clients. As government assistance is beginning to subside, and life somewhat slowly returning to measured normalcy, what does this mean to those nonprofits who have experienced the generosity of large and small benefactors helping meet society’s demands to feed, house, and provide other critical human and social services to the many impacted by the pandemic? (more…)
How does your board stack up? Is it a diverse, high-functioning, strategically-minded fundraising machine? Or is it more of a work in progress with opportunities for sharper performance?
It’s likely that your board is a little of both—high-performing in some areas and ripe for improvement in others. According to BoardSource’s most recent board study, more than 70 percent of chief executives and 80 percent of board chairs believe their board’s performance has improved in the past three years. Yet, there’s always room for improvement. (more…)