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Board Development

Yes, Your Board Must Fundraise.

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When prospective clients call and ask us to engage in a campaign management project, one of the first questions we ask is about lay leadership. “Tell us about the board’s role in fundraising…” we inquire. Or “…do you have a development committee?” Our first line of questioning tells us a lot about what we might.

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The Importance of a Good Nominating Chair

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Like food, non-profit boards can get stale. Even for those serving with the best of intentions, things can stagnate. When they do, fundraising becomes more difficult. It’s important to renew and revive the Board, preferably on an annual basis, in order to keep juices flowing and ideas coming to reach the Board’s fundraising and development.

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The Fine Line Between Professional and Lay Leadership

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Professional staff and lay leadership work together on a weekly if not daily basis.  While each group has different roles in the organization, these roles and responsibilities often become blurred by working hand-in-hand to achieve one mission.  It is important to clearly define the roles of each group to ensure they work together most effectively..

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