By David Goldstein, Esq. Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP Let’s start with this basic premise: people join nonprofit boards because of their passion for
Well-managed nonprofits are increasingly turning to board portals to help improve their bottom line.
It’s the little things. Make these little improvements to get more out of your board meetings, have more effective communication and grow engagement.
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