Category Archives: Board Development

10 Ways to Include Board Members in Fundraising

Your Board of Directors play a role in your organization’s success – especially when it comes to fundraising. Too often we find that Board members are under utilized or ill equipped to really do their job well. (Read more about how to get the most out of your board in this blog). Are you including…

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Your Board of Directors Can Be Your Greatest Ally

A nonprofit’s board of directors can be an organization’s greatest ally! This is true in the best of times, and it’s even more important to remember during hard times. The coronavirus pandemic may have changed your programmatic priorities, impacted your fundraising, and more. As a nonprofit leader, you might be more overwhelmed than ever before. …

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Tools Your Board of Directors Need to be Effective

Every nonprofit organization and school has a Board of Directors that is meant to help govern the organization. There are many companies, books, and webinars that solely focus on supporting Boards of Directors. Over the years, we have found and developed some key tools that are easy to apply to help organizations and their Boards…

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Board Member Recruitment Tips

Are you looking for new board members at your nonprofit? Board members are an important link to successful fundraising, community engagement and networking. Having the right people on your board is critical to successful organizational impact. Certainly, organizations should recruit Board members from the leadership and staff’s existing set of personal and professional contacts, but also consider…

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Client Spotlight: Girls on the Run of Hamilton County

Transform Consulting Group is thrilled to be working with Girls on the Run of Hamilton County to provide strategic planning guidance, board development and fund development. Girls on the Run of Hamilton County is one of twelve organizations across the state chosen to receive a Capacity Building Coaching grant from the Indiana Youth Institute (IYI).…

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Where is Your Governing Board in Its Life Cycle?

All organizations go through different life cycles.  Where does your organization fall in the life cycles described below? Stage One: The Organizing Board Organizing boards tend to be one of two types, boards that follow a leader/founder and boards that lead or control an organization. Leading boards tend to be small, are often slow to…

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