Numerous nonprofits have survived many challenges for decades and hopefully will thrive in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic as well. Truth be told, it is not easy to adapt to changes and reposition your organization to keep up with the changing times, especially when it comes to fundraising for nonprofits.
On Friday, July 17th the Federal Reserve updated the Main Street Lending program to provide information related to nonprofit organizations ability to participate in the program as mandated by the CARES Act. The facility now
Let’s start with this basic premise: people join nonprofit boards because of their passion for the mission. No one joins a nonprofit board to spend time and energy on nonprofit governance. Nobody wants to become a governance geek!
At a recent board meeting with a new client, I found myself at the table with a number of brilliant and acclaimed scientists, some of whom had worked for NASA at different points in their careers. The board members’ individual accomplishments aside, this organization’s governance was abysmal.
Board meetings should be structured effectively to allow board members to connect with the mission of the organization and encourage a commitment to achieving organizational goals. Some practices that contribute to effective board meetings include