8.15.16 NC Nonprofit News
St. Gerard House’s Feed the Need program receives $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Henderson County, designer Francis Bitonti speaks at The Mint Museum, Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency to host 3rd Annual 3K Sickle Cell Run/Walk, and more.
Now, like no time in our history, board members need to lead with courage and not be deterred by labels of being meddlesome.
The Magnitude of Founders
Much is being written about founders and long-term executive directors as the nonprofit sector is responding to the wave of retirements that has begun in recent years. It is time to add to the conversation by highlighting the accomplishments, passion, and incredible hard work and dedication these leaders have invested in improving the lives of those they serve.
The Chair’s Leadership Role
Beginning your role as Chair of the board of a nonprofit with a clear plan for how you will address the exciting dynamics of your different constituents will serve you and your organization well.
Who do you want on your board — and why? Intentional board development creates sustainability
Patti Gillenwater, CEO of Elinvar, shows how intentionally building your board will ensure the sustainability of your nonprofit and the engagement of your board members.
Dual leadership challenges – Getting the right CEO
Nonprofits are experiencing increasing CEO transitions as a result of retirement, resignations for other opportunities and board-prompted departures. Elinvar says, despite these challenges, nonprofits boards can follow a series of steps to fill the leadership spot that applies to all situations.
Board chair’s charge for collaborative leadership: Inspire, inform and involve
It doesn’t have to be like herding cats. Elinvar explains how a board chair who demonstrates collaborative leadership will inspire, inform and involve members in thoughtful actions that further an organization’s mission.
Role of the nonprofit board chair: Leadership, accountability
Elinvar launches a new series of Resource articles about board leadership and management with a look at the role of the nonprofit board chair.