Tag Archives: Board of Directors

Elyse Cherry: On the Care and Feeding of Board Members

Forging a good relationship with the board of directors is a high priority for most nonprofit leaders. Elyse Cherry, CEO of Boston Community Capital, a nonprofit community development financial institution, offers her formula for success: lots of information, clear communications, and no surprises.

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Nonprofit Leaders vs. For-Profit Leaders

Are leaders in the nonprofit sector fundamentally different from those who lead for-profits? According to most of the nonprofit fundraisers we spoke with, the similarities are much greater than the differences.

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Common Problems for Capital Campaigns

Capital campaigns are vital to the success of most nonprofit organizations, but they bring their own distinct challenges. Veteran nonprofit fundraisers talk about some of the pitfalls.

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Engaging the Board in the Fundraising Process

The Board of Directors can play a major role in your nonprofit organization’s fundraising efforts. Experienced nonprofit fundraisers talk about what the Board needs to do.

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Elyse Cherry: Good Business Judgment Is Always In Demand

Elyse Cherry, CEO of Boston Community Capital, says that sound business judgment is a crucial attribute for members of nonprofit boards – maybe even more than for members of for-profit boards.

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