Nonprofit Board Building Made Easy

  • Discover our board matching platform
  • Improve board effectiveness
  • Learn best practices in a rapidly changing environment

BoardStrong NYC Nonprofit CEO/Board Chair Leadership Program

BoardStrong has long set the standard for developing strong, effective boards for New York’s nonprofits. We also provide a nationwide matching platform connecting nonprofit boards and individuals who wish to serve – across boundaries of skill, ethnicity, age and geography.

Nonprofit Board Matching

Board candidates:  Sign up for our matching platform and take your first step toward rewarding board service.

Nonprofits:  Find skilled board leaders who care about your organization’s mission.

Board Consulting

BoardStrong can work with your Board of Directors to understand its current governance strengths and knowledge gaps to help build the board you need.

BoardStrong’s mission is to help nonprofit organizations achieve the highest standards of board leadership, governance and oversight. We do this by providing nonprofit board training, consultation and educational resources. We also facilitate connections between nonprofits and new board members through our online matching platform. We are a subsidiary of the New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON). As a NYCON affiliate, BoardStrong can leverage the expertise of NYCON’s staff and many other consulting services, including:


Legal support

Community assessments and planning

Financial management

Fundraising and fund development planning

HR policy and personnel

Mergers and collaborations

Organizational development and strategic planning

Insurance and employee benefits

Save on Nonprofit Insurance

Council Services Plus provides value-priced insurance for small and mid-sized nonprofits, including group employee benefits, directors and officers insurance, general liability and more!

Council Services Plus is a BoardStrong sponsor and a subsidiary of the New York Council of Nonprofits.