How To Resolve Board Disputes
June 27, 2017

How to Resolve Board Disputes

The board handbook offers a wealth of knowledge about who the board is and how the directors should be working together to make strategic plans according to the organization’s mission. The same idea holds true for corporations and non-profit organizations.…

Commitment And Quality Training Are The Keys To Effective Non-Profit Boards
June 14, 2017

Commitment and Quality Training Are the Keys to Effective Non-Profit Boards

Every non-profit organization begins with the spark of an idea of a community need that doesn’t currently exist. You might be surprised to learn that some of the most prominent non-profit organizations of today didn’t get their beginnings from tenured business people from the corporate world. Everyday people whose lives and core values were deeply affected by a personal tragedy, injustice, illness, accident or some other event that had a major impact on their lives formed organizations whose names you’d easily recognize.

Non-Profit Corporate Governance: The Role Of The Board
June 1, 2017

Non-Profit Corporate Governance: The Role of the Board

In rare instances, non-profit board directors get paid for their time, but by and large, they serve as volunteers without pay. Non-profit board directors usually have a special connection to their non-profit organization that has deep personal meaning for them. Non-profit board directors are typically motivated by their passion for the organization’s mission. Some non-profit directors bring seasoned board experience with them from the corporate world. Others benefit by board orientation, training, and mentoring to competently serve on a board. Whether non-profit directors lead by design or by experience, they all have specific duties and responsibilities to their peers on the board and the whole organization.