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Board Member Roundtable: Leading Your Board Through Executive Transition

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With COVID, the great resignation, and economic uncertainty, experts believe that nonprofits are on the verge of losing large numbers of leaders. Change at the executive level — whether planned or abrupt — requires the board to provide strong leadership and direction as it contemplates what the organization needs from its next leader. The process […]

Roundtable: Building a Successful Board Chair/CEO Relationship

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The relationship between the executive director and the board chair is critically important to a nonprofit. It is an interdependent link that requires regular communication and collaboration. By working together as co-pilots, the Board Chair and Executive Director/CEO can foster engagement, balance and align responsibilities, and develop a team committed to championing your organization’s mission and […]

Webinar: Strengthening the Executive Director/Board Chair Partnership

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This educational session is geared toward board members in the Hudson Valley and is sponsored by the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, the Community Foundation of Orange & Sullivan, the Dyson Foundation and the Hudson Valley Regional Advisory Council. The relationship between the executive director and the board chair is critically important to a […]

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Webinar: Recruiting and Onboarding for Diversity and Inclusion

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This educational session is geared toward board members in the Hudson Valley and is sponsored by the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, the Community Foundation of Orange & Sullivan, the Dyson Foundation and the Hudson Valley Regional Advisory Council. A diverse nonprofit board includes people of all genders, races, ages, sexual orientations, cultural backgrounds […]

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Serving on a Nonprofit Board: An Introduction

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In this workshop, Barbara Paxton, Chief Program Officer BoardStrong, will discuss why you should consider board services and what it means to serve on the Board of Directors of a nonprofit. She will also give you advice about what to consider when you are selecting a board, how to find a board that matches your […]

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Serving on a Nonprofit Board: An Introduction

Online Webinar

In this workshop, our Chief Program Officer Barbara Paxton will discuss why you should consider board service and what it means to serve on the Board of Directors of a nonprofit. She will also give you advice about what to consider when you are selecting a board, how to find a board that matches your […]

Free

Maximizing the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Your Committees

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Forming committees – smaller groups of board members responsible for overseeing certain areas of work – can be an effective and efficient way of engaging your board, putting directors’ skills to good use, and accomplishing better results. Too many or the wrong type of committees can sap organizational energies and frustrate all involved. Effective committees, […]

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Dealing with Difficult Board Members

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Difficult Board members. Chances are, you will have one serving on your nonprofit’s board of directors—if not now, eventually. Good board members make governance a pleasure, and the nonprofit hums much more smoothly. But difficult board members — or heaven forbid, destructive ones — can cause incredible turmoil. They can: Hog every conversation or refuse […]

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Deepening Board Engagement and Impact

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Good governance is about more than just showing up. Engaging board members requires good communication, ongoing support, and opportunities to see your mission in action. The pandemic has taken its toll on many boards and re-engaging board members is vital to the organization’s success. A strong board, and especially its leadership, should be an ongoing […]

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The Board’s Role in Benefit Planning for Small Nonprofits

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Determining employee benefits is not an easy task. The role they play in enticing new hires and current employee satisfaction is critical to the organization’s ability to sustain itself and fulfill its mission. Moreover, employee benefits are an important part of the character of our organizations – are we an organization that offers scant benefits […]

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The Board’s Role in Managing Reserves, Investments and Endowments

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Nonprofit boards and staff share the important fiduciary responsibility to manage their assets in an optimal way to fulfill the mission of their organizations. Creating and funding reserves or an endowment may be an important strategy to set aside funds for the future, and can be a hallmark of financial sustainability. They can be an […]

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