Nonprofit Radio: Building Your Best Better Board

I spoke with host Tony Martignetti on his Nonprofit Radio podcast about building your best better board. Our discussion stemmed from a blog post I wrote on Setting Up an Effective Nonprofit Board, though we focused on existing nonprofits rather than startups. Board roles – Financial oversight is of course important but that’s far from a complete description […]

Board Roles and Duties

One of my favorite things about our work is the opportunity to speak to boards about their roles and duties. A nonprofit’s board members are one of its most underutilized and important assets. We believe most board members genuinely want to contribute in a manner that will best help their organizations but they are challenged […]

Highlights of the BoardSource Nonprofit Governance Index 2010

The BoardSource Nonprofit Governance Index 2010, released at the 2010 Leadership Forum in San Francisco,¬†reports on data collected from surveys of 978 chief executives and 780 board members (all BoardSource members as of the survey date). ¬†While the sampling methodology did not allow for results that are representative of the sector as a whole (e.g., […]