How To Ensure Good Governance For Your Nonprofit
October 29, 2018

How to Ensure Good Governance for Your Nonprofit

Most commonly, people tend to connect the idea of governance with for-profit corporations. Governance has existed for decades, although there wasn’t much focus on it until the financial crisis hit in 2008. The reality is that practicing good governance principles…

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Best Practices For Nonprofit Board Term Limits
October 26, 2018

Best Practices for Nonprofit Board Term Limits

Nonprofit organizations serve such a wide variety of purposes that the federal government felt it was best to give them some flexibility to be able to govern themselves. There are no requirements for term limits for nonprofit organizations, but best…

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The Benefits Of Succession Planning For Your Nonprofit
October 24, 2018

The Benefits of Succession Planning for Your Nonprofit

Losing a longtime leader is usually a shock that resonates throughout a nonprofit organization, even when the parting is expected. Nonprofit leaders have a special affinity and affection for their organizations and the people they’ve encountered through them. Thus, it’s…

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Defining Your Nonprofit’s Bylaws
October 22, 2018

Defining Your Nonprofit’s Bylaws

Good governance establishes a foundation for valuable nonprofit work. State governments set the rules for incorporating nonprofit organizations. Board directors have the flexibility to form their own guidelines for rules that aren’t governed under state law. Boards commonly outline state…

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The Role Of The CEO For A Credit Union
October 19, 2018

The Role of the CEO for a Credit Union

Board directors and CEOs have distinctly different roles and responsibilities. Where things tend to get a little murky is when the CEO also holds a position as the board chair. There are numerous pros and cons to allowing the CEO…

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Nonprofit CEO Onboarding Checklist
October 15, 2018

Nonprofit CEO Onboarding Checklist

The first year of a new nonprofit CEO’s tenure often makes or breaks whether they’re going to work out. Some nonprofits estimate that a third to a half of new nonprofit CEOs fail within their first 18 months on the…

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