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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

How Board Members Can Support their Executive Director: An Executive Director’s Wish List

As New York’s leading personalized board matching service, folks come to BoardAssist asking us for a board they can join where they can be a true agent of change.  Once placed with their dream board, one of the questions we

How Healthy Do You Want Your Nonprofit Board To Be?

When it comes to nonprofit board development, “I don’t have time,” “We don’t have the resources,” “How can I possibly think about strengthening the board when I’m worried about how we are going to deliver programs and meet payroll?” are

Seven Ways to Improve Engagement With Your Nonprofit Financial Reports

As New York’s leading personalized nonprofit board matching service, high impact New Yorkers approach BoardAssist daily looking for ways to find a board where they can engage.  Once placed on a board by us, our placements are often the only

Why Communications: Why Now, Why It Matters

Over 90% of the board candidates BoardAssist matches with nonprofit boards become leaders within 12 months of being placed by BoardAssist.  We’re proud of that number – its why folks come to BoardAssist when they want to join a board. 

Use the Word “Profit” to Get Your Board’s Attention!

Who’s making the decisions about fundraising budgets and investments at your organization? Is it the board members? Is it the CEO?  Do these decision makers need to understand more about fundraising? The problem for many nonprofits, according to fundraising maven

How to build your Nonprofit’s Budget – Collaborate!

Collaboration is the most important ingredient in developing your nonprofit’s budget.  That’s the advice we got from finance pro, Paul Konigstein, our guest blogger of the week.  For more great advice from Paul, read on below.  Budgeting for any nonprofit

Managing Your Not-for-Profit’s Endowment – How to Ensure Present and Future Success

Does your organization have a sound, carefully managed and board-approved Investment Policy Statement? Do you have a firm grasp on how much of your endowment’s return should be spent vs. reinvested based on the current and future needs of your

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