Board Governance

Build a Wicked Good Onboarding Process for New Board Members

Your board has voted on the new directors and are now ready to get to work. From the first hello to the first few meetings, there are many actions, some small but all intentional, that when woven together create a strong and sustainable onboarding program. By following each thread, it is possible to engage your returning board members in leadership positions, incorporate micro-trainings, and provide a platform for new members to become successful in your nonprofit.

Recording length: 1 hour, 17 minutes

From “Survivor” to “Amazing Race:” Developing Board Champions

Leading a dynamic nonprofit board is challenging. Often, it can feel like an episode of the television show “Survivor.” In this session, you’ll explore practical and unique ways you can transform your board journey into an “Amazing Race.” Moving beyond a simple review of board roles and responsibilities, you’ll dive deep into the key practices of dynamic nonprofit boards, potential pitfalls to avoid, as well as current trends and hot topics. You’ll also begin developing your individual plan to elevate your board effectiveness.

Recording length: 1 hour, 14 minutes

Surviving the New Reality: 5 Keys for Nonprofits to Adapt and Thrive in a COVID World

COVID-19 is not going away quickly. Some form of social distancing will likely be with us through at least year-end. How can your organization adapt to this new reality and not only survive but thrive in 2020, emerging stronger with more capacity to act on your mission and raise the revenue you need? This training is especially appropriate for executive teams.

 

Webinar recording: $25

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What if pizza shops had to manage their money like a nonprofit?

Jeanne Tedrow, President and CEO, of North Carolina Center for Nonprofits.

Imagine a customer walking into a pizza shop to order a pizza, then only wanting to pay for the ingredients – flour, sauce, toppings, cheese. (See Pizza and a Laugh ‒ A Reminder about Your Nonprofit Financial Stress LevelNonprofit Quarterly, December 18, 2018.)

2018 Walking the Talk Webinar Series

In 2018, the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits launched the initiative, Walking the Talk: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in North Carolina Nonprofits, to address the nonprofit racial and generational leadership gaps while lifting up equity, diversity, and inclusion in all North Carolina nonprofits. The 2018 Walking the Talk Webinar Series includes the four webinars that helped to introduce and progress the initiative.

 

Guidebook for Boards of Directors of North Carolina Nonprofits

The Guidebook for Boards of Directors of North Carolina Nonprofit Corporations provides an overview of the role and responsibilities as a board member of a North Carolina nonprofit, including a primer on nonprofit organizations, essential elements of a nonprofit board, duties and liabilities of nonprofit board members, and the basics of tax exemption. Copyright ©2008

Principles & Practices

Principles & Practices: Best Practices for North Carolina Nnoprofits
©2019 North Carolina Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Inc.

To maintain the trust and respect of our communities, it’s important that nonprofits manage and govern themselves by clearly defined and transparent principles and practices.