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Executive Director, Good Shepherd Services.
Credit: Volunteers of America
helping individuals and families in need


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 …

Top Ten Tips for Finding a Perfect Nonprofit Board

You asked.  We listened.  We hope you find our Top Ten Tips for Finding a Perfect Nonprofit Board useful.  For more on finding that perfect fit, download our free book, Giving Back, complete with case studies and answers to

You don’t need a trust fund or Roman numeral at the end of your name to serve on a nonprofit board

Surprising, but true.  You don’t need a trust fund or Roman numeral at the end of your name to serve on a nonprofit board.  Yes, most nonprofit boards do require an annual financial commitment from their board members, but in

Four Great Reasons to Join a Nonprofit Board

Why should you consider filling one of the 1.8 million nonprofit board seats that open up in the US every year? Most candidates come to us with an answer to this question before we even ask. We hear, “My wife

Planning Your Next Career Move? Don’t Forget to Join a Nonprofit Board

As the Executive Director of BoardAssist, I receive a steady stream of inquiries and referrals from job coaches nearly every day.  Why? Because it’s their job to help you find yours, and nonprofit board service gives you an edge.  

How Much Money do People Really Give on Nonprofit Boards? Read BoardAssist’s 2018 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,

FAQs Summary – Our Most Read FAQ Posts

BoardAssist started a blog series recently pulling out from our book Giving Back the most frequently asked questions we receive from board candidates every year. Curious which FAQ posts were the most widely read?  We’ve culled the favorites from the

FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How do I manage or avoid the awkward “how much money can you give” conversation?

Have you been led to believe that serving on a nonprofit board is just about writing checks and asking your friends for money? We hope we can address this concern in our new blog series on the most frequently asked

Six of our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2018

What were the blog posts that were most popular on the BoardAssist blog in 2018? Thanks to Google Analytics, its easy for us identify which ones resonated most with our followers.  As the best advice we offered in 2018 is

What’s the BEST way to Give your Time and Talent to the Nonprofit Community this holiday season?

Tis the season for giving back.  Whether you are feeling particularly thankful because of Thanksgiving, December holidays, or thinking forward to New Year’s resolutions, we know this is the time of year when generous New Yorkers are very much focused