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FAQs Summary – Our Most Read FAQ Posts

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

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

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

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

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

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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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FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: Timing is Everything

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Generous New Yorkers interested in joining a nonprofit board reach out to us daily about giving more back to our community – and one of the biggest questions they have is about the time commitment that board service will require.  

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FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How does the board matching process work? How long does it take?

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Ready to join a board but worried that the process of finding the right one may be be a major project taking a lot of your time?  We hope we can address this concern in our new blog series on

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