Board Governance

How Strategic Planning Affects the Success of Your Nonprofit

David Hutchinson, President, Cause Leadership

Strategic plans identify actions that enable you to achieve your organization's goals and mission. These plans often pinpoint high-priority directions and goals. Then, they determine the steps needed for meeting these goals and indicators used to measure success and are usually established for three to five years.

In this article, we assess how a strategic plan:

2021 Nonprofit Legal Compliance Workshop Recordings

Charitable nonprofits are required to comply with a wide array of federal and state laws and regulations. Nonprofit staff and board members, attorneys, CPAs, and consultants will get a better understanding of the common nonprofit legal compliance policies, rules, and issues that affect nonprofit organizations.

A One-Hour Crash Course in Legal Compliance for Nonprofits – Ed Chaney and David Heinen

Board Shorts Podcast

Lisa Cook, founder of the consulting firm "Get On Board Australia," hosts the Board Shorts podcast--designed to help listeners understand board governance in 30-minute conversations. The podcast is oriented towards helping executives learn about their roles and responsibilities, how to lead a team of volunteers, and what makes a good board member.

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

Nonprofit Leadership Hacks: Practical Tips on Fundraising, Board and Staff Management, and Self-Care

Nonprofit leaders often tout their own accomplishments and capabilities and those of the teams and organizations they lead. Rarely do they openly share their lessons learned, especially since many of them come from failures and setbacks – painful experiences that they try to keep hidden from public view, and even from themselves.

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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