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The Nonprofit Board of Directors: Best Practices for Fundraising Success
Business has been booming this summer with many requests for me to facilitate Board Retreats. The retreats are customized and designed to address the specific challenges facing each group. However, there are many universal similarities. Is your board facing these challenges that often get in the way of fundraising success?
- Lack of leadership rotation
- Weak process of board member recruitment
- No written Roles and Responsibilities for Board Members
- Outdated By Laws
- Confusion of governance vs. operations
- Misunderstanding of fundraising responsibilities
Take a few minutes to read back to my blog postings of February, 2009 for some great reading and useful links to resources for your board. Also, be sure to check out my recent article in Success in Fundraising Magazine: Success in Fundraising Starts with the Board of Directors.
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