Glass Delivery Specialist

Tips for Running an Effective Nonprofit Board Meeting

Communication is crucial for nonprofit board meetings.

Many nonprofit boards meet monthly or quarterly and it’s crucial that board members understand the purpose of their meetings and how they can be integrated into your overall organization strategy. Instead of spending time discussing routine, low-level information that could be shared in advance through your board portal or board package meetings, it’s essential to keep the discussion focused on the generative goals and strategic decisions that will grow your nonprofit organization.

It’s also helpful to set an agenda for each meeting and hand check out the agenda materials prior to the meeting so that your board members are familiar with the discussion topics. It’s impossible to have a productive board meeting when your board members arrive at meeting scrambling for documents such as reports, reports and other documents.

Include the “mission-moment” in each board meeting to highlight the real-life progress and success of your company. This keeps your board members engaged and engaged for the duration of every meeting. It doesn’t matter if your mission moment involves sharing videos or images of testimonials, it’s a great way to keep board members engaged in the progress of your business. When it comes time to focus on fundraising or other tasks your board will be motivated to achieve your organization’s goals. Check out our article for more suggestions on how to run a successful board meeting for nonprofits.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *