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How To Grow Effective and Faithful Boards

If we want to make real progress in tackling our biggest social challenges, then we need strong and effective boards leading each and every nonprofit organization.

Anne Wallestad, President & CEO of BoardSource

Workshop Overview

Today, we will:

  • Learn the key roles and responsibilities related to serving on a faith-based nonprofit board.

  • Explore key ways to increase board engagement, including fundraising.

  • Learn ways board members can create pathways for congregations and nonprofits to work together.

  • Practice skills needed to recruit and retire board members.

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Unique Characteristics of a Faith-Based Board

Christ-centered boards seek and follow God's direction for the cause and His people.

For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding; he stores up sound wisdom for the upright; he is a shield to those who walk in integrity...



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