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How Effective Nonprofits Work: A Guide for Donors, Board Members, and Foundation Officers

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This easy-to-reference primer shortens the traditional learning curve that empowers donors, volunteers and others to become active leaders in nonprofits. The book covers essentials such as assessing nonprofits’ effectiveness; the roles of staff, boards and donors; and the importance of fundraising and preparation for the future. Quick takes on nonprofit strategies, structures, and best practices are interspersed with short essays. Applicable to both new and experienced nonprofit supporters, it blends practical information with analytical perspectives from experts in the field.

Forum Call for 2020 Board Candidate Recommendations

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The Forum’s Governance Committee is currently inviting recommendations for candidates to consider for service on the Forum’s Board of Directors. The Committee is seeking Director candidates who can provide exemplary strategic leadership and guidance for the Forum as we work to maximize our network’s strengths to lead change and increase impact in philanthropy. The Committee is seeking to add three new Directors to the Board for three-year terms starting in July 2020

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