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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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What to think about Before Joining a Board – Watch our 30 minute Video

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Congratulations! You have made it this far.  You’ve decided you are ready to commit to joining a nonprofit board and you have found your way to BoardAssist, New York’s leading personalized nonprofit board matching service.  What comes next?

If you …

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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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How Healthy Do You Want Your Nonprofit Board To Be?

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

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

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25 Ways Your Board May be Failing

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

We love checklists and we know our readers do too!  For a great check list on evaluating your board, we reached out to Chicago governance pro, Tom Okarma, for this week’s guest blog. Hope you find it as useful as

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26 Practices of High Performing Boards

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

We agree with fundraising guru Gail Perry:  it’s not unusual for boards to get stuck in one way or another.  When boards do get stuck, they often turn to Gail for help.  This week’s guest post has some of Gail’s

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Five Great Ways to Get Your New Board Members on Board

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

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

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Preparing Your Nonprofit Board for a Fundraising Campaign

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

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

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Phased In Giving – A Creative New Trend in Setting your Board’s Give/Get Policy

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

As New York’s leading personalized nonprofit board matching service, we spend a lot of time working with nonprofit boards to help them craft their nonprofit’s give/get policy  – or how much board members should be asked to annually generate for …

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Nonprofit Worst Practices – How Nonprofits Have Dealt With Risk

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Dealing with risk is a challenge that every nonprofit faces. Addressing those risks properly is what separates high performing nonprofits from the ones who go bankrupt. SeaChange and Oliver Wyman recently conducted an extensive study of the nonprofit community and

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