Board Recruitment in 7 Steps

How is board recruitment going for your organization? Nonprofit boards sit at the top of many organizational charts, yet the recruitment of new board members ranges from strategic and intentional…

Board Self-Assessments Help Improve Board Effectiveness and Cohesion

A key responsibility of each governing board is to honestly assess its own performance to ensure that it is carrying out its responsibilities within a healthy climate that fosters open…

Nonprofit Leadership Transitions, Part 3: Supporting a new leader

Your organization might not be facing a nonprofit leadership transition today, but part of your board’s role is to have some level of preparation for whenever transition occurs. In our…

Nonprofit Leadership Transitions, Part 2: What we’ve seen

Before an organization can begin a transition in leadership, the board and staff need to understand what kind of transition they are facing. In the first post of this three-part…

Nonprofit Leadership Transitions, Part 1

An overview of nonprofit leadership transitions Nonprofit leadership transitions can happen at any time for reasons both planned and not. Regardless, with a strong understanding of the role and responsibilities…

Questions for Board Members to Ask in Times of Crisis

What questions do nonprofit board members need to be asking during in the midst of a crisis?

What Can Investing in Nonprofit Infrastructure Do?

Propel Nonprofits is excited to offer a second round of Nonprofit Infrastructure Grants. Read about lessons learned from the first round.

Help! I’ve Been Elected Board Treasurer

The role of nonprofit board treasurer is about more than ensuring compliance and approving budgets; it requires creativity, openness, and collaboration. Read Mario Hernandez’s full blog.

Is it time for a board tune-up?

Mario Hernandez, Strategic Services Director at Propel Nonprofits, identifies some key moments when it might be time for a board tune-up.