The way a nonprofit and its board develops over time are often out of sync, causing disconnect and difficult dynamics. Has your beginning nonprofit grown into the middle stage, with your board remaining at the kitchen table level? Or has your boards development outpaced your nonprofits, causing expectations that lead to frustration for all parties? […]
This special evening session will focus on the complexity facing board chairs who are facilitating peers, often colleagues and friends, in board meetings. How do you handle delicate issues that trigger strong emotions and opinions? What do you do when a board meeting is hijacked by one or more members who are stuck in the […]
Most nonprofits have noticed a steady decline in direct mail as a tool for acquiring new donors. This panel discussion will explore effective ways groups are acquiring new donors, using a variety of tools and techniques. Executive Directors, Deputy Directors, Board Leadership and Board Members especially encouraged to participate. Panel TBA. Free.
“You can’t lead people who don’t want to be lead,” was quoted about Chief Justice John Roberts on NPR. I was reminded of a young non-profit leader struggling with some of the staff he inherited from a predecessor who had a hands off style and tended to hire lone wolves. My young client is a […]
This panel discussion will explore how to create and nourish a successful fundraising team – staff and board. Panelists will offer approaches and techniques bases on real experience. Panelists TBA. Registration not yet open.