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Reflecting on Board Membership

For the past 3 years, I’ve been a board member of Minnesota’s User Experience Professional’s Association chapter (UXPA-MN). I spent two years as the community manager, and this final year as the programming director. 572 more words

Musings

Improve your visibility - gain more support

I was recently part of a small group offering advice and counsel to a young nonprofit trying to improve its visibility and develop new sources of financial support, as a large grant that has carried them will be expiring. 118 more words

Communication / Listening

A Challenge Facing Nonprofit Strategy - Caring Too Much

Anyone who has been involved in a board conversation or a management discussion within a nonprofit has faced the following question: 1,050 more words

Non-Profits

How to Get the BEST Out of Your Nonprofit Board

I was speaking with a close associate of mine the other day about boards of directors.  He is considered by many to be an expert in the area of philanthropy and he mentioned to me that “The main problem with a lot of boards is that they act haphazardly to market change.   989 more words

Non-Profits

Establishing Effective Nonprofit Board Committees – What to Do.

Establishing Effective Nonprofit Board Committees – What to Do.

By Eugene Fram

Updated & Revised. 

Following are ways that many nonprofit boards have established effective board committees using my governance model as described in the third edition of Policy vs. 408 more words

Once Again! What Does Nonprofit Board Oversight Mean?

Once Again! What Does Nonprofit Board Oversight Mean?

By: Eugene Fram

Updated & Revised

I have a daily (7 days a week) subscription to Google Alerts on “Nonprofit Management” and “Nonprofit Governance.” Every week, three or four nonprofit case stories surface, in these listings, related to inadequate oversight by nonprofit boards of directors.  341 more words

Do Business and Nonprofit Boards Have Common MOs?

Do Business and Nonprofit Boards Have Common MOs?

By: Eugene Fram

My blog posts in the past have frequently suggested that nonprofit boards can successfully adapt common practices used by for-profit boards. 626 more words