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How to Get Your Nonprofit Board to Raise Money

by Michael Davidson

The Problem
An often heard plight of Executive Directors, and Board Chairs, is a lack of nonprofit board performance. A major concern voiced frequently is “Why doesn’t my board raise money?” The lack of engagement in fundraising, however, most likely applies to other areas of board responsibility as well.

Outstanding Nonprofit Board Leaders Honored, And the Lessons You Can Learn From Them

The value of nonprofit board members – beyond money and name-recognition – was given much deserved recognition last week when the first Brooke W. Mahoney Award was presented to Harlem RBI by the Volunteer Consulting Group.

For Nonprofit Board Members, Financial Compliance is Good Business and It's the Law


By Michael Davidson, October 05, 2009 

The Form 990 your organization files in 2010 will hold your board accountable for active, documented financial oversight of your organization. Leaders of nonprofits will be required to report on the existence and on the enforcement of policies on:
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Whistle Blower Protection
  • Document Retention and Destruction
  • Executive Compensation
  • Accounting Procedures


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