The 100-Member Board of Directors – Part Three

To close this series of posts, I offer some thoughts offered by other sources on board size: IRS (2009):   “Attention should also be paid to the size of the board ensuring that it is the appropriate size to effectively make sure that the organization obeys tax laws, safeguards its charitable assets, and furthers its […]

Are Charity Boards Ready for Tough Times Ahead?

The headline of the November 12, 2009 edition of The Chronicle of Philanthropy ("The Chronicle") asks "Are Charities Ready for Tough Times Ahead?"  The article answers the question as follows: While opinions are mixed, many philanthropy experts say the short answer is no; charities and foundations are too complacent in the face of the economic […]