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helping individuals and families in need

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

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

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 …

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Top Ten Tips for Finding a Perfect Nonprofit Board

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

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

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Nonprofit Board Best Practices – Lessons From the 2020 BoardAssist Board Summit

Monday, April 8th, 2019

We learned a lot at the recent BoardAssist Nonprofit Board Summit on how to be an outstanding board member.  Our amazing panelists, some of New York’s most prominent nonprofit and corporate board members, had lots of practical and actionable

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Four Great Reasons to Join a Nonprofit Board

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

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

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

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

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.  

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

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

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

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Six of our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2018

Tuesday, December 4th, 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

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

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

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,

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

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

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

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

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

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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