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Technical Assistance: Bringing the Best Out of the Business People on Your Nonprofit Board

Posted on by Laura Otten, Executive Director at The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University

What started 20 years ago as a small movement to bring people from the for-profit sector onto nonprofit boards is far more widespread today. And as you can imagine, mixing representatives from the two sectors is not always seamless. Often … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Agenda?

Posted on by Laura Otten, Executive Director, LaSalle University Nonprofit Center

Introduction by Wendy Liscow Program Officer Laura Otten, Executive Director of the LaSalle University Nonprofit Center, has been the lead consultant working with the Dodge Foundation to design a comprehensive board training series, now in its fourth successful year. If … Continue reading

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Enabling Diverse Perspectives On the Board

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By Nina Stack, President Council of New Jersey Grantmakers Diverse perspectives improve effectiveness. A bold statement perhaps, but a belief that is being embraced more and more in the corporate world, and we hope, in nonprofits as well. Why have … Continue reading

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Need Help With Your Board?

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Board leadership is critical for successful nonprofit organizations. Board members are your ambassadors; they develop strategy, help fundraise, and give your organization a level of professionalism and cohesiveness that it needs to thrive. When your board isn’t functioning well, your … Continue reading

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Board Leadership Guest Series: Changing the Face of Reality

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With only three weeks until the October kick off the Dodge Foundation’s Board Leadership Training Series, past workshop participants share valuable “takeaways” that have changed the way they work. The series began with Laura Otten of the Nonprofit Centre at … Continue reading

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Guest Series: Developing Your Board Leadership

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If you’ve been following along the last several Mondays, you know that we’ve been hearing from grantees who have recently taken part in our Board Leadership Training Series workshops and are now telling their stories  about how they are applying … Continue reading

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Guest Series: Developing Your Board Leadership

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Today’s guest post is the third in our series by nonprofit board members and executives who have recently taken Dodge’s Board Leadership Training workshops and are now sharing their insight with us.  If you haven’t gotten a chance, you can … Continue reading

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