Nonprofit Director Competes on ‘Jeopardy!’

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Erin Rion , the director of clinical services at New Hope Community — a New York-based human services organization that supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities — recently appeared as a contestant on “Jeopardy!”.

What a Finance Committee Can Do for Your Board of Directors

Blue Avocado

Implementing a finance committee of the board of directors was one of the best things our organization ever did—here’s why. The post What a Finance Committee Can Do for Your Board of Directors appeared first on Blue Avocado.


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What is the Primary Role of a Nonprofit Executive Director?

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But there's one primary role every executive director should have. The leader of a nonprofit organization plays many roles with many constituencies. It's a role that consists of marketing, public relations, communications, programs, finance and many other interwoven elements. Executive Issue

Six tips for successful executive director performance reviews

Charity Village

The post Six tips for successful executive director performance reviews appeared first on CharityVillage. Board of directors Evaluation Human Resources Leadership Management & Governance Operations Performance Management

Salesforce Last Mile Training Director in the USA or Canada

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good is seeking a director of Last Mile Training (LMT) to develop and deliver Salesforce training programs for several different roles. . The LMT Director will design, develop, and implement Salesforce training curricula for Cloud For Good’s ambitious Salesforce apprenticeship program (name TBD) and lead training delivery for new and recent graduates seeking to launch Salesforce careers.

Starting a new dialogue around executive director transitions

Charity Village

When long serving nonprofit executive directors leave their role, it is a pivotal moment in an organization’s lifecycle. The post Starting a new dialogue around executive director transitions appeared first on CharityVillage. Want to learn more on this topic?

John Schreiber Joins Board of Directors


We are excited to announce the appointment of former InfoArmor CEO John Schreiber to our Board of Directors. The post John Schreiber Joins Board of Directors appeared first on Givinga. Former InfoArmor CEO and financial services veteran joins Givinga to help drive next phase of growth.

Three Things I Wish I Knew as a New Executive Director

Wild Apricot

Sean Kosofsky, MPA, shares what he learnt throughout his time as an executive director and what he wishes he had known sooner. executive-director

Latino Equity Fund Names Evelyn Barahona as First Director 

NonProfit PRO

The Latino Equity Fund (LEF), a unique partnership between local Latino leaders, The Boston Foundation (TBF), and Hispanics in Philanthropy, today announced that Evelyn Barahona will serve as the organization’s first director.

Bloomerang Appoints Three New Members to its Board of Directors


We’re pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to our board of directors! She has more than 10 years experience as a Corporate Board Director of two regional banks, and has served in senior executive roles in the public sector, including as an attorney and legal advisor.

Classy Welcomes Ford Foundation COO Depelsha McGruder to Its Board of Directors


As Classy steps into our next chapter with our recent Series D funding and new CEO Christopher Himes , we are also thrilled to announce the appointment of Depelsha McGruder to Classy’s Board of Directors.

The Four Key Fundraising Roles of Your Board of Directors

The Fundraising Authority

Photo Credit: Jukka Zitting The post The Four Key Fundraising Roles of Your Board of Directors first appeared on The Fundraising Authority. Far too many non-profit fundraisers approach board fundraising as if they have boards full of movers and shakers who know how to raise money, even when that’s not the case. These fundraisers and non-profit managers get annoyed and frustrated with their boards, which doesn’t help anyone, including the organization itself.

How To Bring Out the Best Among Board Members and With the Executive Director

NonProfit PRO

Fiduciary duties: compliance, risk management and strategy are the day-to-day focus of nonprofit board members.

This Wednesday! Join Executive Director Terri Burchell, Sharing How Team Fundraising Significantly Elevated Fundraising Results in Just 5 Days!

NonProfit PRO

Join Terri Burchell, Executive Director of North Platte Public Schools Foundation, as she shares how they exceeded their 2021 Back to School Bash Change Wars Team Fundraising goals, with eight schools participating, led by 84 team captains, generating hundreds of donations within a 5-day timeframe.

Meyer Foundation Announces Director and Inaugural Cohort of Partner Organizations for $20M Fund for Black-led Change Commitment

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The Meyer Foundation, one of the Washington area's largest and oldest locally focused philanthropies, announced Stephanie Sneed as director of its recently launched Fund for Black-led Change, effective June 1, as well as the inaugural cohort of organizations awarded resources through the Fund

Join Executive Director Terri Burchell, Sharing How Team Fundraising Significantly Elevated Fundraising Results in Just 5 Days!

NonProfit PRO

Join Terri Burchell, Executive Director of North Platte Public Schools Foundation, as she shares how they exceeded their 2021 Back to School Bash Change Wars Team Fundraising goals, with eight schools participating, led by 84 team captains, generating hundreds of donations within a 5-day timeframe.

How to Hire a Fantastic Development Director


Having the right Development Director leading your nonprofit’s fundraising efforts is critical. For pointers on how to hire that perfect Development Director, guest blogger Amy Eisenstein weighed in this week with her very helpful thoughts on how to meet this challenge and more. How to Hire a Fantastic Development Director. To hire an exceptional development director takes real skill. Post a Development Director Job Description. development directors

Is It Time to Hire an Executive Director?

NonProfit Hub

One of the most difficult decisions to make as a new or existing nonprofit is whether to hire an executive director. If you and your staff find yourselves doing too many things at once without any clear direction, it might be time to hire an executive director. Hiring any full-time staff member, especially an executive director, isn’t a decision you should take lightly. An often underplayed job duty of the executive director is writing—a lot.

4 tech facts Executive Directors need to know about AMS platforms

Nimble AMS

That’s why it’s so important to ensure your executive director, in addition to your CIO, understands some of the key facts surrounding your association’s technology. What technology will your association invest in?

How a Tech Solution Saved This Executive Director’s Membership Growth Strategy

Wild Apricot

The story of how one executive director managed to turn around a failing growth strategy with a software solution, hitting 25% growth in six months. membership management software membership-growth executive-directorBased on The Tech Effect webinar, which runs each month at Wild Apricot.

How Board Members Can Support their Executive Director: An Executive Director’s Wish List


” For an answer to this great question, we turned to nonprofit consultant Rhea Wong in this week’s guest post – a former Executive Director who had lots of great advice for our readers. How Board Members Can Support their Executive Director: An Executive Director’s Wish List. As an Executive Director for over a decade, I recruited board members with a prospectus that laid out the responsibilities and expectations of board leadership.

Meet Ash Shepherd, NTEN's Education Director


As the Education Director, Ash will be responsible for overseeing and designing programs for the NTEN Community to help them transform technology into social change. We are excited to welcome longtime NTEN Member, Ash Shepherd, to the NTEN team. For many of you, no introductions are needed! Ash has been a go-to resource for NTEN staff and members for years.

How to Assemble a Stellar Board of Directors

NonProfit Hub

It’s important to take a good first step in developing an efficient and cohesive setting for your board of directors to set up shop and pave the way for your nonprofit to thrive. Even if your nonprofit has all volunteers and no staff, a board of directors is a must. Or let your board of directors decide, that’s what they’re there for—self-management. First, we need to define what the board of directors do. Board of Directors Featured Starting a Nonprofit

How to Own Your Executive Director Role

NonProfit Hub

If you’re the executive director your role becomes harder still: you need to be a good manager while maintaining an appropriate and consistent face for your organization. As a current and former executive director, these tips will help you stay poised in your role whether you’re just starting or you’re a seasoned vet. Remember: you were chosen to be the director of your organization for a reason.

Why Conflict on Your Board of Directors is a Good Thing

NonProfit Hub

Conflict on your board of directors can be a good thing. You can imagine how this paradox would be detrimental to any group’s success—especially a board of directors. Solange Charas , president of a strategic consulting company, conducted some research about conflict within Boards of Directors, and found that there are two distinct types of conflict: cognitive conflict and affective conflict. Board of Directors Featured Fundraising

Field Notes from an Executive Director: Help Your Board Help You

NonProfit Hub

So I share with you first-hand experiences of the dynamic relationship between the board of directors and the executive director. This applies to the executive director as well as the board. And as the executive director (hopefully you’re sticking around) you’re the continuity in board transitions. I have executive director friends that say this is the most important part of board development. Board of Directors Featured

10 Elements Of A Successful Nonprofit Executive Director


But it’s the executive director, or CEO, at our nonprofit that is there before everyone else to open the doors, and turns the lights out at night. The post 10 Elements Of A Successful Nonprofit Executive Director appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. We all work hard. Let’s be honest, they’re almost always the hardest working people at our nonprofit. And they should be. They’re often the founders of the nonprofit, […].

An Update from the NTEN Board of Directors


We have a great team in place--both Board and staff--and are acting together quickly on three fronts: Communications : We are committed to keeping you informed as we move through the process of selecting a firm to help us recruit and select the next executive director. board Board of Directors Community transition update

When and How to Pay Yourself a Nonprofit Salary

Get Fully Funded

It’s the Board’s job to hire and supervise the Executive Director, and the Board must approve any plan for a nonprofit salary. How Much Should a Nonprofit Founding Director Get Paid? Start by researching what other Executive Directors of small nonprofits in your area get paid.

Meet the See3ples: Elyse Kort, Project Director


Elyse Kort joins the See3ples team as project director, bringing to this position an appreciation for exploration, experimenting, and giving back. The post Meet the See3ples: Elyse Kort, Project Director appeared first on The See3 Blog. Uncategorized Elyse Kort see3 see3ples

Five Tech Tips for Every Executive Director


Flickr photo: lovebugstudios As an Executive Director, I especially love talking to other leaders about technology. No matter what prompts the conversation though, it almost always circles back to the same place: productivity. For the ED, the ultimate win for technology comes when we get even 1% more efficient. That's all it takes. See how easy we are to please? So, for my fellow nonprofit leaders, here are the technology tools I can't live without.

An IT Director's Guide to Securing Your Data


IT Director. Spencer Bolles. Bay Area Community Resources. "You cannot put a price on your organization’s data, but if you are breached, you can be sure that cyber-criminals will." " With annual giving campaigns taking place soon, now is an ideal time for a self-assessment of nonprofit information security and privacy, and to address gaps. Data Infrastructure PCI Compliance IT Staff

Megan Keane is NTEN's new Membership Director


I''m so excited to announce that Meagn is now NTEN''s Membership Director! In December, Megan joined the NTEN team as our Community Engagement Manager. She brought with her a passion for our mission, strengths in engagement and community building, a rich history of experience working at the intersection of technology and nonprofit impact, and a great sense of humor.

Welcoming Joleen Ong as NTEN's new Marketing and Publications Director


Joleen Ong joins us as the Marketing and Publications Director (or, rather, "joined" two weeks ago already!). I''m excited to announce that the newest member of the NTEN team! I know that she will do great things with NTEN''s research, marketing, and publications like the NTEN: Change journal as she brings her passion for technology and communication to our work.

FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How to Evaluate Your Fit with the Executive Director


Having a strong partnership with the Executive Director of the board you are considering joining is one of the most important things that influences whether someone has a rewarding board experience. Most Executive Directors in the nonprofit community are smart, committed and highly professional. We hope this week’s post will help you as you ask yourself: will I be able to work effectively with this Executive Director? Does this Executive Director truly inspire you?

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Tales from the Trenches: How to Balance the Roles of Your Board of Directors

NonProfit Hub

In my other life, I serve as the Executive Director of a volunteer-run nonprofit that is focused on youth leadership development. Soon though, my term as Executive Director will be coming to an end and our board of directors selected my successor, who will be vacating her seat on the board of directors. With the open seat, the board of directors charged a group to come up with ideas for potential replacements. Board of Directors Featured Human Resources

The real reasons many organizations are still unable to diversify their board, staff, fundraising committees, etc.

Nonprofit AF

Board Relations Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion board of directors diversity nonprofit boards white moderatesHi everyone, sorry this post is a day late (my laptop updated at the most inconvenient time last night and.

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Offering Technology Pro Bono? A Foundation Director Shares Best Practices

Global Giving

Jessamine Chin Director, VMWare Foundation Who She Is: As Director of the VMware Foundation, Jessamine Chin leads engagement for VMware's 20,000+ employees and heads their worldwide, social impact programs.

Is Your Board Properly Supporting Your Executive Director


One of a board member’s main roles—while rarely discussed—is to support the executive director (ED). Is Your Board Properly Supporting Your Executive Director. One of a board member’s main roles—while rarely discussed—is to support the executive director (ED). The executive director has a unique role in your agency. The post Is Your Board Properly Supporting Your Executive Director appeared first on BoardAssist.

4 Tips for Finding Your Nonprofit’s Next Executive Director

Donor Search

There’s no question about it: finding the right person to lead your nonprofit team to greatness can be a tricky business. It can be difficult to track down one promising candidate who meets all of your nonprofit’s preferences such as: A range of nonprofit experience. A clean and philanthropic reputation. Strong leadership and project management… Executive Search

Please Welcome NTEN's New Membership Director: Amy Sample Ward


We're thrilled to welcome her as our new Membership Director. Don't worry, Annaliese will continue her work with NTEN, as our Publications Director.) We're pleased to announce a new member of the NTEN Team: Amy Sample Ward. You may have heard of her.

Year Three as a Museum Director. Thrived.

Museum 2.0

I''ve now been the executive director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History for three years. LinkedIn has a new feature where people can congratulate each other on work anniversaries. It has some of the same feel as the disconnected affection of people wishing you a happy birthday on Facebook, with professional reflection baked in.

Confessions of a Former Nonprofit IT Director: Dos and Don'ts


As always, no executive directors or board members were harmed in the writing of this article. And hat-tip to Allan Benamer and the "Confessions of a Former Non-Profit Executive Director" blog for inspiration for this series). Note: You can read the entire June Issue of NTEN:Change online for free -- and you might want to get your executive director and board to subscribe to it!) [Editor's note: The following is from the June 2012 issue of NTEN:Change.