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In this issue:

Don't forget to visit our library of our downloadable resources, as well as our COVID-19 resource page for more information on how nonprofits and board members can respond to the pandemic.


This is Not a Drill (blog)

In this piece, our president & CEO, Anne Wallestad, shares why "practice" is so important for boards and how moments like this pandemic are where all of that hard work really pays off. 

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Arena or Sanctuary: The New Roles of Public Institutions

Nonprofit boards are rethinking their mandates and missions in the light of evolving expectations about transparency, ethics, and community engagement. Here, Daniel H. Weiss, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, discusses how nonprofits and their boards are adapting, as well as the implications of those adaptations for orchestras.

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Nonprofit Board Service Glossary

Do you know the proper terminology for nonprofits and boards of directors? The glossary contains important terms that will help you navigate your responsibilities as a board member. Learn more about essential documents used by nonprofits, legal obligations for board members, the different types of committees, and more.

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Accepting or Refusing Gifts

Last week, No Kid Hungry made the news for the decision to turn down a large donation because the donor did not meet the vetting requirements of the organization. Do you have a policy in place for this potential issue?

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Previous Facebook Live Conversations

The COVID-19 pandemic has the entire nonprofit sector looking for answers. This series of Facebook Live conversations has targeted areas you all have questions on and features subject matter experts to give you the answers you're looking for.

The Role of the CEO and Board Chair in a Crisis
Anne Wallestad and Cathy Trower

Nonprofit Legal Issues Stemming from COVID-19
Anne Wallestad and Gene Takagi

Business and Contingency Planning
with Antony Bugg-Levine

Fundraising Strategy
with Nigel Harris

Mergers and Dissolution
with Gene Takagi and Nadya Shmavonian


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