"Our BoardAssist candidates have been amazing additions to our Board of Directors."

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 …

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.  

Five Great Ways to Get Your New Board Members on Board

Struggling with how to engage the fabulous new board members that your nonprofit has recently recruited?  Here with all the answers in this week’s guest blog post is Randy Hawthorne from Nonprofit Hub.  Thanks for the tips, Randy!

Five Great

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,

Preparing Your Nonprofit Board for a Fundraising Campaign

One of the many ways that BoardAssist placements make an impact on the boards they join is by spearheading the fundraising campaign of the nonprofit boards they join.  Many folks who approach BoardAssist worry that all they will do on

Six of our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2017

What were the blog posts that were most popular on the BoardAssist blog in 2017? Thanks to Google Analytics, its easy for us identify which ones resonated most with our followers.  As the best advice we offered in 2017 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

FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How to Evaluate Your Fit with the Executive Director

Having a strong partnership with the Executive Director of the board you are considering joining is one of the most important things that influences whether someone has a rewarding board experience.  Most Executive Directors in the nonprofit community are smart,

FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How do I find the Right Board Culture for me?

What’s one of the biggest reasons we hear regarding why board service did not work out for someone?  A bad cultural fit with the rest of the board.  Board service should be personally meaningful to you – but it should

FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: Established or Start Up – What’s best for ME?

You’ve made the decision to join a nonprofit board and be an agent of change in the nonprofit community.  Now what?  What should you be thinking about as you consider all the different terrific boards that might want you on

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