Is your nonprofit’s board prepared for transition?
The best board-succession plan is to have a board that operates according to proven practices, an approach that will enable it to perform effectively regardless of planned or unexpected turnover.
Finding the right board size
The optimal nonprofit board is small enough for every board member to play a significant role, yet large enough to get the work of the board done.
Board effectiveness: Is expanding the answer?
As the recession forces nonprofits to compete for coveted dollars, many are considering expanding their boards of directors.
Responding to loan ‘requests’
Local nonprofit chapters should exercise due caution when their cash-strapped national organizations turn to them for loans.
Free governance guide published
The online guide created by Independent Sector and BoardSource aims to help nonprofits and foundations improve their governance practices.