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Can nonprofit boards vote by mail and email? Attorney Gene Takagi and Emily Nicole Chan discuss both issues.
One way to be sure that each person on the board is clear on his or her responsibilities is to adopt a board member contract.
Dennis Walsh, a certified public accountant, shares seven ways nonprofits can reduce the costs around the auditing process.
In this Board Cafe column, look at short-term and long-term strategies for the board members known as deadwood or worse.
Edie Boatman reflects on a year spent working in nonprofits — during the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.
Jeanne Bell argues it’s time to stop looking at budgets and pay attention instead to projections and financial goals.
Board members invest a lot of time and energy at board meetings. A few small changes can often make that investment pay off in important ways.
In this issue, Blue Avocado offers a powerful approach to determining your board’s agenda — and work — for the year.
Consultant David La Piana discusses how boards tend to be frustrated with their committees when they don’t know how to organize them.
John Killacky explores how the arts can survive and thrive — even as civil society changes, and health and human service needs rise.