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Building Your Nonprofit Board

Guidelines for using the board nominating process to identify your nonprofit's needs, find the right candidates, and build productive relationships with board members.

Business Professionals Guide to Nonprofit Board Service

Published by BoardSource and co-authored by Oliver Tessier, this guide is designed to provide direction to business professionals presently serving on boards or considering nonprofit board service. It addresses the role of the board, key differences between for-profit and nonprofit organizations, and choosing a board aligned with the individual's needs and interests.

Information Does Not Equal Knowledge

The board's role in Knowledge Management, published in the October 2001 issue of Board Member.

Strong Boards for Strong Organizations

An overview that includes legal responsibilities of the board, expectations of board members, distinctions between governance and management, and the board and staff roles in fundraising.

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