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Imagine an Effective Nonprofit Board Chair

Imagine an Effective Nonprofit Board Chair

Imagine an Effective Nonprofit Board Chair The role of the board chair is important and critical for a nonprofit organization. I remember how much I leaned on my new board chair when I was establishing the foundation. He happened to be the CEO of a large foundation, a...
How to help Board Members Craft their Elevator Speech

How to help Board Members Craft their Elevator Speech

How to help Board Members Craft their Elevator Speech I met with an unhappy board member several years ago. He explained to me that when he gets involved with a nonprofit, it is not in a small charitable way.  He gets passionate about “his” nonprofits. He explained...
You Must Clarify Your Message

You Must Clarify Your Message

You Must Clarify Your Message You must clarify your message if you want to raise money for your nonprofit – crisis or not.  In fact, let me tell you my failed attempt of creating a clear and compelling message.  While at the foundation, we created this beautiful...