Category: board-development

How to Conduct Nonprofit Board Recruitment in 3 Easy Steps

      Free Nonprofit Webinar: How to Conduct Nonprofit Board Recruitment in 3 Easy Steps Join Sabrina Walker Hernandez for this 45-minute interactive FREE charity course, where she will show you how to conduct board member recruitment in 3 easy steps.   See webinar transcript below: 0:00 Everyone, for a little space. And grace, as you can tell from the intro, I have a cough, does not culvert thank God. 0:08 But it may or may have to cough sometimes during this presentation. I apologize in advance. But where today, we're going to be talking about how to conduct nonprofit board recruitment in three easy steps. It's one of the, I love Board development and nonprofit board member recruitment,...

How To Engage Nonprofit Board Members In Fundraising

01 | Introduction Boards and fundraising, I find, often mix as well as water and oil. You know this. You’ve seen it. Perhaps you are living it, dealing with board members who say “I’ll do anything but fundraise” and who tell you that they couldn’t possibly give you the name of one person who might care enough about what you do to make a charitable gift. Believe me, you are not alone. I do a lot of board training. Typically, I walk into a room full of lively, engaged people. Then I get introduced, and someone says, “Janet is here to talk with you about fundraising.“ And suddenly, these engaged people cross their arms and legs, purse their lips, and resolutely stare at the floor. Boards are...

Why Training Your Board is So Important | CharityHowTo

This is a guest blog post by Brian Saber, Cofounder of Asking Matters. If we think we can send board members out to fundraise without giving them tools, we might need some analysis. What are we thinking?! It’s a license for complete failure, and the proof is in the pudding. Time and again our board members fail to partner successfully with staff to develop the organization’s resources because we never show them how or provide the training. But They’re So Successful! Yes, we ask people to join our boards because we think highly of them. They might be successful businesspeople or impassioned community activists or enthusiastic volunteers. They might be articulate believers or prominent...