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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


5 Facebook Marketing Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations need online exposure for a multitude of reasons… one of which is to secure funding. Whether you need to make a few simple tweaks to your current page or perform a complete overhaul, these Facebook marketing techniques will help get your page

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10 Website Design and Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

As 2016 comes to an end, it seemed a great idea to review all the terrific advice we’ve received this year on nonprofit communications best practices. Thanks a million to all the amazing nonprofit blogs that kept us up to date on


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 …


Six of our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016

What were the blog posts that were most popular on the BoardAssist blog in 2016? Thanks to Google Analytics, its easy for us identify which ones resonated most with our followers.  As the best advice we offered in 2016 is certainly just


Three Year-End Annual Fundraising Tips You Haven’t Thought About

It is that time of year when many nonprofit raise the bulk of the money they will need to continue their important work in the next year.  Think you are doing all that you can with your year-end fundraising? Fundraising


Creating Karma in Business: How Using Your Purpose to Serve Others via Joining a Board Will Grow Your Business

At this point you’ve heard the numbers enough from us. Nearly 2 million nonprofit board seats open up in this country every year. We need to see more people serving on boards! This week’s guest post explores how joining that perfect


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,


Adding to your Board? Top Ten Questions to Ask when Choosing a Board Recruiting Service

Identifying new trustees for your board of directors is one of the most important functions any nonprofit board performs. And with nearly 2 million board seats opening up in this country every year, board recruiting can be challenging. For that reason,

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