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How Text Messaging Has Revolutionized Giving

Most of our board placements love nothing better than joining a board where they can be a voice of change. Perhaps that voice in 2017 will be to help your nonprofit adopt text messaging as a new way of fundraising.

VIDEO: Just How Easy is it to Find the Perfect Nonprofit Board for You?

Watch BoardAssist’s recent nationally televised interview discussing just how easy it can be to find the perfect nonprofit board. Described as New York’s leading nonprofit board matching service, BoardAssist’s services are recognized as an absolutely vital tool for New Yorkers …

How Much Money do People Really Give on Nonprofit Boards? Read BoardAssist’s Annual Report on Nonprofit Giving for all the Answers

How much money do people really give on nonprofit boards? We know you want to know! That’s why BoardAssist compiles this data every year from the hundreds of nonprofits we serve and shares it with the nonprofit community.  Nonprofit leaders,

3 Steps Nonprofits Can Take to be More Energy Efficient

As New York’s leading personalized board matching service, BoardAssist is approached daily by New Yorkers who want to join a board where they can be a real agent of change.  Once on board, our placements often ask “what more can

Nonprofit Finance: Cash Flow is Do or Die

As New York’s leading personalized board matching service, folks come to BoardAssist every day looking to make a difference in the nonprofit world. They want us to find them a way to truly be an agent of change on the

Best Practices for Nonprofit Financial Health, Part Two: Smart Nonprofit Business Models

How do you determine if the nonprofit on whose board you sit is financially healthy? We’ve been discussing this very important topic in a 3 part series of guest blogs posts from the folks at the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF).

Best Practices for Nonprofit Financial Health, Part Three: Understanding Full Costs

You’ve joined a nonprofit board and want to make sure you are doing all you can to be a great board member – but don’t know much about best practices for nonprofit financial health. Not to worry. In the third

Phased In Giving – A Creative New Trend in Setting your Board’s Give/Get Policy

As New York’s leading personalized nonprofit board matching service, we spend a lot of time working with nonprofit boards to help them craft their nonprofit’s give/get policy  – or how much board members should be asked to annually generate for the …

7 Rules for Successfully Soliciting Board Members

Asking board members for money is one of an Executive Director’s least favorite tasks. Nonprofit leaders often feel uncomfortable with this role as they know how much non-financial help their board is giving them. How can they ask for money

Best Practices for Nonprofit Financial Health, Part One: Top 3 Measures of Financial Health

BoardAssist prides itself on identifying board candidates for the nonprofit world who will be leaders on the boards where we place them. With over 90% of our placements doing just that, within a year of being placed, we can see

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