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Engaging and Evaluating for Board Effectiveness

Nonprofit leaders and board members often ask about ways to maximize and maintain board member engagement. Furthermore, they ask about how to evaluate the board’s ongoing effectiveness. While there are

Educating Your Board of Directors

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela. Education forms the foundation from which most everything else is created, making it

Exploring Ways to Find Your Next Board Member

An effective board of directors begins with having the appropriate people in place. Without this thoughtfully constructed team of individuals, it becomes difficult to achieve a group that is able

Ideas to motivate staff beyond money.

  In this video we discuss the importance of finding out what personally motivates your employees as part of the mix of how you might encourage them beyond solely monetary
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Nonprofit Audit Committee Benefits: Why your nonprofit should have one

 Nonprofit Audit Committee Benefits Summary Best practice to have a nonprofit audit committee to provide accountability for organization’s independent audit finance committee is responsible for monitoring the organization’s financial

FRDNY: Interview with Jennifer Flowers | Association of Fundraising Professionals – AFP

Source: FRDNY: Interview with Jennifer Flowers In advance of her upcoming speaking engagement at Fundraising Day in New York, Jennifer Flowers spoke with Pinky Vincent of the Police Athletic League

The Alliance’s New “Operations Support Services”

As a partner of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, Accreditation Guru is excited to share with you their new and game-changing “Operations Support Services” offering for the nonprofit

Why Your Organization Needs Hired & Non-Owned Auto Insurance

Hired & non-owned auto insurance is a highly misunderstood coverage and as a result, often gets put at the bottom of the insurance coverage priority list. Hired and non-owned auto

What are some quick tips for maintaining an engaged board of directors?

 In this video, Jennifer, provides some specific tips on how to keep your board members engaged with your organization throughout their tenure.

2017 Blog Recap

Did you miss any of our Accreditation Guru blog posts during the past year? We published nearly 25 informative articles on topics ranging from accreditation preparation to nonprofit management to

What to Consider Before Joining a Nonprofit Board of Directors

You have just been invited to join a respected nonprofit’s board of directors. Sounds flattering, right? Absolutely – and it should be. Nonprofit organizations provide critical services to those in
Board members (and staff) involved in the accreditation process will have a hand in improving and influencing the future of the organization.

Getting Your Board on Board for Accreditation

Organizations with a corporate governing board (whether a nonprofit’s board of directors or a for-profit’s board of advisors/trustees), should be sure to actively include this group in the run-up to