Please join the Tri-State Community Foundation Partnership for a webinar to learn about what your peers are doing to recruit and maintain high-functioning boards.
The National Center for Family Philanthropy and Youth Philanthropy Connect, a program of the Frieda C. Fox Foundation, have joined together to bring new resources to the field of philanthropy focused on engaging the next generation of donors and family members. Igniting the Spark: Creating Effective Next Gen Boards is the first publication of its kind, offering a comprehensive overview of the growing practice among family foundations and donor advised fund holders of using next generation boards.
This study by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University investigates how family foundations manage governance, decision making, and, especially, daily work activities when the number of local board members diminishes.
Participants in the James Irvine Foundation's Community Foundations Initiative II share how board members can contribute mightily to growth in the visibility and assets of their organizations. They focus on setting clear expectations, providing continuous education, developing needed tools and equipment, creating positive opportunities and experiences, and establishing the right environment for success.
Why are founder transitions particular complex for leaders and their organizations? Find out how founders and their boards can address departure issues from the Annie E Casey Foundation.
Online resource from Free Management Library, includes a guideline and agenda for board training sessions.
Gateway to an extensive array of information dealing with nonprofit governance from BoardSource.