Nonprofit organizations can thrive or flounder because of a single aspect- their board of directors. What may surprise you is that there is something far more important than who is on the board, and that is how the board is functioning. Without guidance, many well meaning board members will remain disengaged and their talents wasted.
The fact of the matter is that each person has a reason they're on the board of directors. Maybe the nonprofit touched their family in some wa
Working to prepare for your incoming development director will ease the transition in a variety of ways. By hiring an interim development director, you can tackle these areas that will help with a successful transition: * Conducting a development audit to find your missing pieces * Documenting procedures to help your new hire jump into managing workflow * Managing upcoming campaigns and events * Assist with hiring efforts The role of an interim development director is a
James Phelps, NAO Associate Consultant, and I taught a workshop as part of the NAO Leadership Network series. The workshop, How to Engage Your Board, was held at the Museum of the Oregon Territory in Oregon City. The luncheon and workshop was sponsored by the Lewis and Clark Bank. The Museum of the Oregon Territory is a self-guided museum located above the beautiful Willamette Falls in Oregon City and is operated by the Clackamas Historical Society. It holds over 10,000 artif