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Board Roles and Responsibilities
Board members are the fiduciaries who steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance/financial management policies, and by making sure the nonprofit has adequate resources to advance its mission.
Identifying a new board member is only the first step in what you hope will be a mutually rewarding relationship. How to help new board engage in the work of the board and serve as a committed ambassador and advocate for your nonprofit's mission.
Good Governance Policies for Nonprofits
How can a board of directors be sure that the charitable nonprofit they oversee is governed well today, and also ready to handle challenges ahead?
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