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How to build a great nonprofit Board of Directors

Identifying and recruiting board members can be a daunting task, especially if an organization is new or reshaping itself. Either way, existing members of the board and community have a challenge ahead of them when identifying and recruiting qualified candidates. Blue Avocado, a nonprofit magazine for nonprofits, compiled a list of the Ten Biggest Mistakes Boards and Executives Make. Some of the mistakes mentioned can be avoided by trying out a couple strategies.

One of the more overwhelming challenges is determining the “Who,” “What,” and, eventually, “How” of establishing a board. Who do we want? What is actually necessary? How do we even find them?

More here: Building a board | MSU Extension.

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