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Board Members and Financial Oversight

By: Kate Martin, J.D., Edyth Bush Institute As board members, we have heard that our responsibilities include overseeing a nonprofit’s assets, operational accounts, and reserve accounts, and ensuring proper financial safeguards and policies are in place. What does this mean? … Continue reading

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How to Be a Fabulous Development Director

by Karen Eber Davis http://www.kedconsult.com In preparation for writing a series of articles and a book proposal I’ve been interviewing successful CEO and development staff. What does it take to bring in donated money? What are the characteristics of an … Continue reading

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You Can’t Teach Old Dogs New Tricks and Other Fundraising Myths

They say that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But, if we truly want to raise more money for our nonprofit organizations we must first “unlearn” the myths that are holding us back. Myth # 1 – It … Continue reading

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Learning Board Governance from Other’s Mistakes

Emily Furlong is the Senior Program Manager at the Rollins College Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership Center. When I started my career in the nonprofit sector there were few opportunities to attend trainings or workshops, and there was no Internet. Most … Continue reading

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