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.