Nonprofits Need to Invest in Developing High Performing Boards

This is the third in a series of blog posts about nonprofit investments and is intended to focus our attention what investments are urgent (see here for part 1 part 2).  I recently attended a networking event in Portland for nonprofit and business leaders that was hosted by the Willamette Valley Development Officers.  Over the course of two hours,  I spoke with a couple dozen nonprofit leaders. One of the core themes that I heard from several leaders was a variation of, “our board could use help _____ [fill in the blank].”  I was actually taken a back a bit by the prevalence of the thinking.

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Mark Fulop, Facilitation & Process