Board Composition and Recruitment

Letter to the Editor: In Defense of Board Diversity

To the Editor: The July 11 Chronicle of Philanthropy Opinion piece “GuideStar ‘Hate Group’ Controversy Should Put Spotlight on Charity Watchdogs” took a twist we didn’t see coming. In the midst of cautionary tales for those who seek to […]

Lack Of Governance Prime Target Of Regulators

The number one board governance issue that gets nonprofits in trouble is directors and senior leadership failing to be sufficiently active and informed. That was the takeaway from a panel discussion during the recent public […]

BoardSource Announces New Board Leadership

Washington, D.C. – BoardSource is pleased to announce that its board of directors recently elected a new slate of officers and welcomed three new members. Leading the board is newly elected chair, Rick Moyers, who […]

Six Ways To Recruit A Board Leader With Confidence

Asking influential leaders to join your board can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re asking someone you greatly admire. Approaching them with the right strategy will put them at ease, entice them to listen, and most importantly, […]

What Are Nonprofit Boards Concerned About in 2016?

On February 4th, 2016, NPQ asked our readers to participate in a small “pulse” survey to surface some areas where BoardSource should ask questions in Leading with Intent, its big biennial survey. That is, we […]

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