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Here’s how 10 development pros get their nonprofit boards involved in fundraising funding

Mar. 8, 2018 7:20 am

Here’s how 10 development pros get their nonprofit boards involved in fundraising

Fundraiser Valerie Johnson asks for advice on encouraging board members to help out.
Join or die: Why nonprofits must consider mergers funding

Dec. 4, 2017 5:05 pm

Join or die: Why nonprofits must consider mergers

Columnist Tivoni Devor argues in their current fragile state, Philadelphia nonprofits should do as Ben Franklin intended.
How to recruit more young people for your nonprofit board funding

Nov. 15, 2017 9:48 am

How to recruit more young people for your nonprofit board

It's about examining your blind spots and, maybe, asking for help from more plugged-in organizations.
Board service can be for everyone, regardless of financial means or experience method

Oct. 25, 2017 8:34 am

Board service can be for everyone, regardless of financial means or experience

Art-Reach's vice board chair, Talia Stinson, outlines her long and winding road to service. Plus, her advice for aspiring volunteers: "Change happens when you’re persistent and genuine."
Does the Philly United Way have a Ferguson problem? people

Oct. 5, 2017 12:55 pm

Does the Philly United Way have a Ferguson problem?

It's unacceptable for the regional funder, with a mission to fight generational poverty, to have an all-white executive team and mostly white regional board, argues Otis Bullock.
Your board isn’t diverse enough method

Sep. 13, 2017 2:46 pm

Your board isn’t diverse enough

Nationally, the diversity of nonprofit boards hasn't increased in two decades. But some local foundations are heeding the call. Here's how to make leadership reflect the people you're serving.
Penn’s Fels Institute is launching a board governance program for leaders of color purpose

Aug. 15, 2017 11:05 am

Penn’s Fels Institute is launching a board governance program for leaders of color

DiverseForce and Urban Philly Professional Network founder Sulaiman Rahman led its development: "We wanted to be a resource for nonprofits that say they can't find" people of color for their boards.
Nonprofits’ boards must include people who benefit from their services method

May 11, 2017 12:58 pm

Nonprofits’ boards must include people who benefit from their services

Not more rich people, writes columnist Tivoni Devor: "A board that doesn’t have its clients represented in its governance can never be fully invested in the organization’s success and sustainability."
4 ways to be a better board member method

Apr. 24, 2017 9:53 am

4 ways to be a better board member

Serial board member and iPraxis President Jeremiah White shares his tips. For one: Recognize when you've outlived your usefulness.
Listen to La Salle’s Laura Otten discuss board development on this nonprofit podcast people

Dec. 21, 2016 3:41 pm

Listen to La Salle’s Laura Otten discuss board development on this nonprofit podcast

The Nonprofit Center director spills on board sustainability in an interview with Nonprofit Ally.

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