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Finding Leaders for America's Nonprofits: Executive Summary

Finding Leaders for America's Nonprofits: Executive Summary | Governing Boards | Scoop.it
The Bridgespan Group’s Bridgestar initiative, which helps individuals pursue management-level careers at nonprofits and foundations, polled 433 executive directors (EDs) of nonprofit organizations in the first quarter of 2009. The study, commissioned by the American Express Foundation, sought to determine the nature and dimensions of the evolving nonprofit leadership deficit and to look at the extent to which leadership development can fill the gap as well as the potential for “bridging” talent from for-profits to nonprofit leadership roles. All respondents came from organizations with revenues greater than $1 million.
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Board of Directors - Center for Nonprofit Excellence

Center for Nonprofit Excellence: Sharing ideas, promoting excellence in Charlottesville, VA and surrounding counties
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Resources: General Information About Boards

Resources: General Information About Boards | Governing Boards | Scoop.it
By far the most common form for a nonprofit organization includes a volunteer board of directors and a staff made up of employees and (often) other
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Where can I learn about developing my nonprofit's board?

Where can I learn about developing my nonprofit's board? | Governing Boards | Scoop.it
GrantSpace, a service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of grantseekers.
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How to Build a High-Performing Nonprofit Board

Governing boards are one of the most valuable, yet underutilized, resources available to nonprofit organizations. Required by law to oversee an organization an…

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Christine Harris-Smyth's curator insight, April 11, 2013 7:54 AM

Building a culture that fosters a good organisation is much harder than it looks on paper. This is a useful presentation reinforcing he importance of defined interdependent roles. Boundaries, checks and balances. 

 

Directors, staff and other stakeholders are generally involved in NFPs because they want to do good. Good doesn't happen in a vacuum. Good happens in a culture and its outcomes are measureable.