Board Posting & Matching Programs by Region

Many nonprofit and for-profit programs exist that make it easier to find board candidates and make it easier for board candidates to find you.

 

Some of the services provided include posting board positions, searching through a list of potential candidates, and providing a more in-depth matching program to match a specific candidate with a specific organization.

Please find below programs offered in your region.*

If your organization provides any of these services, and you would like to be included in or removed from this list, please email BoardRecruitmentCenter@boardsource.org.

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Other Board Posting and Matching Programs*

Scroll down to find board posting and matching programs in your area. If no programs are currently listed for your state, BoardSource does not currently have information on programs available in your region. Please review the “Nationwide” section to find programs that serve all of the United States.

Nationwide Programs

 


International Programs:


State Programs:

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas

Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina

North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

*Please note: BoardSource does not independently review any programs listed and does not guarantee the accuracy of this information or the quality of the services. Please contact each organization directly to get the most up-to-date information on its programs and services.

 

Nationwide Programs

Volunteer Match
Description: Offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement.
Job Posting: Yes (fee unknown)
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: No
Website: https://www.volunteermatch.org

Create the Good, AARP
Description: Post and Manage Volunteer Opportunities
Job Posting: Yes (Free)
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: No
Website: http://createthegood.org/sso/required/post-opportunity

Board Member Connect, LinkedIn
Description: Provides 501(c)(3)s with free access to a Talent Finder account to search and to reach out to the board’s extended network.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: Yes (Free)
Matching Program: No
Website: http://nonprofit.linkedin.com/

boardnetUSA, Volunteer Consulting Group
Description: Allows nonprofit organizations to post Board Member openings and search for potential candidates.
Job Posting: Yes (Free)
Candidate Search: Yes (Free)
Matching Program: No
Website: http://www.boardnetusa.org/public/home.asp

BoardProspects
Description: Creates opportunity for non-profit, private and public companies to access exclusive database of qualified candidates with interest in serving on their boards.
Job Posting: Yes (fee unknown)
Candidate Search: Yes (fee unknown)
Matching Program: No
Website: http://boardprospects.com/

Korngold Consulting
Description: Prepares and places corporate executives and professionals on global, national, and regional nonprofit boards through one-on-one process.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (fee unknown)
Website: http://www.korngoldconsulting.com/nonprofitboardmatching.html

Nonprofit Job Board, Bridgespan
Description: Allows nonprofit organizations to post Board Member openings along with other management and leadership positions.
Job Posting: Yes (for a fee)
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: No
Website: http://www.bridgespan.org/Services-and-Expertise/Services/Nonprofit-Job-Board.aspx

Idealist
Description: Allows nonprofit organizations to post Board Member (volunteer) postings for free
Job Posting: Yes (Free)
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: No
Website: http://idealist.org

ExecRank
ExecRank is the leading platform connecting companies with board members and advisors.
Job Posting: Yes (C-Suite Positions only)
Candidate Search: Yes
Matching Program: Yes
Website: Visit ExecRank

International Programs

Australia

Victoria Department of Human Services
Description: Advertises volunteer opportunities.
Job Posting: Yes (Free)
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: No (Free)
Website: http://www1.dpcd.vic.gov.au/diversityregister/

Ireland

BoardMatch
Description: Web-based matching service, which matches people willing to volunteer their skills at a board level, with organisations needing additional skills on their boards.
Job Posting: Yes (Free)
Candidate Search: Yes (Free)
Matching Program: No
Website: http://www.boardmatchireland.ie/

Canada

BoardMatch Fundamentals
Description: Post available board positions, search for prospective candidates to invite to interview with your organization and receive board candidate alerts.
Job Posting: Yes (Free)
Candidate Search: Yes (Free)
Matching Program: No
Website: http://www.altruvest.org/programs/boardmatch-fundamentals.php

B3 Canada
Description: Facilitates business-nonprofit partnerships through a board matching program that places highly-skilled volunteer employees in nonprofit boards
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (Free for Nonprofits, Placement Fee for Businesses)
Website: http://b3canada.ca

State Programs

California

Region: Orange County
Board Connection, One OC
Description: Provides informational session on being a board member then matches individuals with a nonprofit in need of board members.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (for a fee)
Website: http://www.oneoc.org/volunteers/board-connection

Region: Silicon Valley
Latino Board Leadership Academy, Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley
Description: a program designed to recruit and train Latinos to serve as potential board members, and match them with boards of non-profit organizations whose missions best match their personal interests.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (for a fee)
Website: http://www.hfsv.org/Initiatives/leadership-development

Region: San Francisco
BoardMatch Marin, Center for Volunteerism and Nonprofit Leadership
Description: Offers personalized matching program that seeks to connect service minded individuals with nonprofits that are in need of board members.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (Free)
Website: http://cvnl.org/volunteerism/find-an-opportuntity/

 

District of Columbia

Region: Washington, DC
CFA Society Washington, DC

Description: Find skilled and experienced finance and/or investment committee volunteers. The CFA Society of Washington, DC is an association of 1,800 financial professionals in a variety of positions including portfolio managers, analysts, trust officers, consultants, and fund executives. The CFA credential is considered the gold standard in the investment industry. We have approximately 120 members who are experienced investment professionals seeking volunteer opportunities. Several of our members have become long-term supporters and donors at the organizations they serve.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: Yes (free)
Matching Program: No (please contact prospective volunteers directly)
Website: http://www.cfasociety.org/washingtondc/Pages/VolunteerDatabase.aspx

Florida

Region: Central Florida
Board Finder, Rollins College Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership Center
Description: New board member position listing. Member organizations can post listings free of charge
Job Posting: Yes (Free)
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: No
Website: http://pnlc.rollins.edu/?page=boardlistings

Georgia

Region: Atlanta
United Way of Greater Atlanta Volunteer Involvement Program
Description: United Way of Greater Atlanta started VIP to identify, recruit and place diverse leaders from greater Atlanta to enhance the effectiveness of nonprofit agencies in our community.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes
Website: https://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/volunteer/vip-training/

Illinois

Region: Chicago
On BOARD, Arts & Business Council of Chicago
Description: Unique training and matching program that prepares business leaders to serve on the board of a nonprofit arts organization with matching services.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (for a fee)
Website: http://www.artsbiz-chicago.org/on-board/

Louisiana

Region: New Orleans
Board Bank, New Schools for New Orleans
Description: Connects candidates with charter school boards.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (Free)
Website: http://nsnola.wufoo.com/forms/z7x4m1/

Region: New Orleans
NexusCity
Description: connects nonprofit organizations with board members
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (for nonprofit organizations only)
Website: http://www.nexuscity.org

Maine

Region: Statewide
BoardMatch, Volunteer Maine
Description: Allows nonprofit organizations to post Board Member openings.
Job Posting: Yes (Free)
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: No
Website: http://volunteermaine.galaxydigital.com/need/index/?

Young Emerging Leaders Program, Institute for Civic Leadership
Description: To identify, recruit, train and match young emerging leaders to board and committee leadership positions with nonprofit organizations.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (for a fee)
Website: http://icl.whatifnet.com/Pages/ICL_Programs/leadership_programs

Maryland

Region: Statewide
CFA Society Washington, DC

Description: Find skilled and experienced finance and/or investment committee volunteers. The CFA Society of Washington, DC is an association of 1,800 financial professionals in a variety of positions including portfolio managers, analysts, trust officers, consultants, and fund executives. The CFA credential is considered the gold standard in the investment industry. We have approximately 120 members who are experienced investment professionals seeking volunteer opportunities. Several of our members have become long-term supporters and donors at the organizations they serve.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: Yes (free)
Matching Program: No (please contact prospective volunteers directly)
Website: cfasociety.org/washingtondc/Pages/VolunteerDatabase

Region: Baltimore
Associated Black Charities Board Pipeline Leadership Development Project, Baltimore, MD

Description: The Board Pipeline Leadership Project helps to provide pathways of access and opportunity. It promotes equity, expanding the diversity of nonprofit boards, by opening doors for an expanded use of the “time, talent, and treasure” that qualified professionals of color can bring to board service for the benefit of Baltimore and its surrounding areas and region.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes
Website: http://www.abc-md.org/board-pipeline

Minnesota

Region: Twin Cities (Minneapolis/Saint Paul and Metro area)
Best on Board, MAP for Nonprofits

Description: A customized placement service focused on the Twin Cities linking people interested in serving with nonprofits seeking great additions to their board .
Job Posting: Yes (only for clients using the service, sliding fee based on budget size)
Candidate Search: Yes (customized search and match, sliding fee based on budget size)
Matching Program: Yes (customized referral, sliding fee based on budget size)
Website: http://www.mapfornonprofits.org/services/find-board-members/

New York

Region: Statewide
BoardAssist
Description: the leading personalized board recruiting resource available to the tri-state nonprofit community. We offer New Yorkers who want to make a real change in the nonprofit world a wide selection of board options and advice on selecting the right one for them.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (starting at $250/placement paid by nonprofit)
Website: www.boardassist.org

onBOARD/charitySTRONG
Description: onBOARD connects New York State charitable organizations, seeking to fill board vacancies, with skilled, trained director candidates. Using an online database, onBOARD offers a free, searchable list of openings for candidates while organizations can search for candidates meeting requested criteria.
Job Posting: Yes
Candidate Search: Yes
Matching Program: No
Website: www.charitystrong.org/page/onBOARDinfo

 

Region: New York City
Board Matching Service, Council of Urban Professionals
Description: Helps to strategically place members with corporations, not-for-profit institutions, and public agencies to better serve our communities.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (Free for members)
Website: http://cupusa.org/a-seat-at-the-table-initiative/

BoardServeNYC
Description: BoardServeNYC builds the capacity of nonprofits in New York City by connecting them to a pool of prospective board members.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (for a fee)
Website: https://home.uwnyc.com/boardservenyc/?pg=site&area=aboutboardservenyc

North Carolina

Region: Durham
Executive Service Corps of the Triangle/Build a Better Board
Description: Matches nonprofit board needs with potential board members interested in board service or committee membership.
Job Posting: Yes (Free)
Candidate Search: Yes (Free)
Matching Program: No
Website: http://www.buildabetterboard.com/

Ohio

Region: Statewide
Board Matching Program, Business Volunteers Unlimited
Description: Training and matching program for business professionals interested in board service.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (fee unknown)
Website: http://www.bvuvolunteers.org/services-for-nonprofits/board-matching/

Region: Canton
LSC Signature Program, Leadership Stark County
Description: Works to match trained, qualified, community members with non-profit boards.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (for a fee)
Website: http://www.leadershipstarkcounty.org/programs/board-matching/

Pennsylvania

Region: Philadelphia
Business On Board, Arts + Business Council
Description: provides comprehensive leadership development and board placement focused on the unique needs of the Philadelphia region’s vibrant nonprofit arts + culture sector.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (for a fee)
Website: http://artsbusinessphl.org/business-on-board/

Region: Pittsburgh
Leadership onBoard, Leadership Pittsburgh
Description: Participants are trained through an intensive Leadership Institute program and then are eligible to participate in the board matching program.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (fee unknown)
Website: http://www.lpinc.org/programs/leadership-pittsburgh/board-matching/

Texas

Region: Dallas
Get on Board, Center for Nonprofit Management
Description: Online board matching tool that links individual leaders to nonprofit boards.
Job Posting: Yes (fee unknown)
Candidate Search: Yes (fee unknown)
Matching Program: No
Website: http://cnmconnect.org/boardtraining.aspx

Region: Wichita Falls
Board Bank, Nonprofit Center of Wichita Falls
Description: A means for introducing people with particular interests and skills to agencies who need them – applications will be kept on file in a notebook in the office for Nonprofit staff and boards to access when they need new members.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: Yes (Free)
Matching Program: No
Website: http://nonprofitcenterwf.org/services/

Virginia

Region: Fairfax
Board Link Northern Virginia, Volunteer Fairfax
Description: Will help connect nonprofits to potential board members and potential board members to nonprofits in need of their service.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (fee unknown)
Website: http://www.volunteerfairfax.org/non-profits/boardlink.php

Region: Northern Virginia
CFA Society Washington, DC
Description: Find skilled and experienced finance and/or investment committee volunteers. The CFA Society of Washington, DC is an association of 1,800 financial professionals in a variety of positions including portfolio managers, analysts, trust officers, consultants, and fund executives. The CFA credential is considered the gold standard in the investment industry. We have approximately 120 members who are experienced investment professionals seeking volunteer opportunities. Several of our members have become long-term supporters and donors at the organizations they serve.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: Yes (free)
Matching Program: No (please contact prospective volunteers directly)
Website: http://www.cfasociety.org/washingtondc/Pages/VolunteerDatabase.aspx

Wisconsin

Region: Milwaukee
Project Pivot
Description: Web-based recruitment and matching service; also offer a fee-based approach where we can bring our expertise to help you make a match.
Job Posting: No
Candidate Search: No
Matching Program: Yes (for a fee)
Website: http://www.pivotwi.org/board-services

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