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In this issue:

  • NEW! Wrestling with Board Dilemmas: Board Member Micromanagement
  • Tips on How to Address the Board’s #1 Challenge: Fundraising
  • Executive Transition Timeline
  • Ethos of Transparency (members only)
  • Upcoming Webinars and Trainings

Don't forget to visit our library filled with all of our downloadable resources.


Board Meeting Effectiveness Assessment

Wrestling with Board Dilemmas: Board Member Micromanagement

The relationship between the board and staff is a tricky one, but both parties have different responsibilities. In this Wrestling with Board Dilemmas, we discuss what you need to do if one of your board members has started to encroach upon things that should be handled by the staff. 

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Executive Transitions Timeline

Executive Transition Timeline

This graphical resource provides a blueprint executive transition timeline nonprofits can use to help prepare for an upcoming transition or to update their succession planning process. And remember, executive transitions are a good time to consider strategic partnerships.

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tips to address fundraising

Tips to Address Your Board's Fundraising Challenges

It’s a well-known fact that many nonprofit boards struggle to fulfill their fundraising responsibilities. This resource offers fundraising tips on how to change that when it comes to recruitment, orientation, personal giving, culture, and more.

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Ethos of Transparency

Ethos of Transparency

This resource explains the concept of transparency, including what it is, arguments for and against transparency, and what’s public and private organizational information. Not a member? Learn more about the different types of memberships here.

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Consultant Members-Only
Consulting Through Change: A Day of Learning and Sharing
October 1 | Minneapolis 

Consultant Members-Only
Advanced Consultant Training
October 2-3 | Minneapolis 

Webinar Series: Certificate of Nonprofit Board Education
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and November  7 | 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET 

Webinar: Finding Your Organizational Voice with Advocacy as a Board Leadership Strategy
October 11 | 2:00 – 3:15 PM ET

Executive Retreat: Coming Together to Discover, Collaborate, & Learn
October 14-16 | San Diego, CA 


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