Maintaining Engagement

You found a great board member. You oriented them to their role in the organization. Now you need to keep them engaged. Retaining great board members is about relationships and keeping communication lines clear.


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Exit Questions for Outgoing Board Members

The opportunity to learn and improve is just as present when interviewing an outgoing board member as it is for an employee, with an additional added benefit – the chance to keep this individual connected to the organization as a supporter and donor.

Board Support Chart - Individual Self-Assessment

Shared by the Friendship Centers of Sarasota Florida, this chart gives board members an opportunity to look back at how they have supported (or not) your organization over the past year.

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Board Term-Limit Worksheet

Track the important dates of your board members' terms with this worksheet.

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Recognizing Board Engagement

Often the greatest motivator of future accomplishments is recognition of recent ones. You can use this knowledge as a behavioral tool to increase engagement from your volunteer board members.

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Unprecedented Collaboration

Nearly 20 foundations and corporations have invested in building the capacity of NH nonprofits through their support of this project.

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The Go Factor

In the triad of "ready, set, go" NonprofitNext is the "Go Factor." Tools that you find here allow you to quickly move into action by downloading a resource that you can use today - A checklist, a template, information to bring to your next board meeting.



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