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Toolkit: Developing Your Board to Advance Your Organization’s Mission

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 4, 2021
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Board of Directors, Fundraising
This toolkit aims to guide board members and executive directors on best practices for board development within ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs), including those who take part in the Ethnic Community Self-Help Program. This document addresses the topics of board responsibilities, recruitment, new member orientation, diversity, fundraising, and conflicts of interest. The toolkit is primarily designed …

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Tip Sheet: Increasing Board Involvement

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: September 30, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Board of Directors
This tip sheet provides guidance for organizations seeking to increase their board members’ engagement in agency activities, fundraising and governance.

Tip Sheet: Recruiting Motivated and Effective Board Members

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: September 9, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Board of Directors
This tip sheet provides guidance on recruiting motivated and effective board members, including tips for preparing for recruitment and identifying and vetting potential candidates.

Tip Sheet: Finding Prospective Donors – Private Funders and Foundations

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: December 3, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Board of Directors, Fundraising
This tip sheet provides guidance on identifying prospective private donors as part of your fundraising strategy.

Tip Sheet: Preparing Your Elevator Speech

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: November 12, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Board of Directors, Fundraising
This tip sheet provides guidance on developing a short “elevator speech” to share with prospective donors as part of your fundraising strategy.

Tip Sheet: Getting Your Board Involved in Fundraising

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: November 5, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Board of Directors, Fundraising
It is expected by donors and other stakeholders that board members give; it is a sign of their confidence in and commitment to their organization. Why should others be expected to reach into their pockets, if they are not? Selected board members should also have connections or networks that can be valuable resources for the …

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