Nonprofit risk management

What Nonprofit Boards Are Not Doing – But Should! Revised & Updated

What Nonprofit Boards Are Not Doing – But Should! Revised & Updated

By Eugene Fram

A recent New York Times article* last May reported that public company directors are coming under scrutiny this proxy season based on what they are not doing. Based on my experiences with dozens of nonprofit organizations, the litany of complaints cited in the Times article, can easily apply to nonprofits, whether they are professional organizations, trade associations, educational institutions or charitable organizations. (more…)

2014 Thoughts for Nonprofit Board Members

2014 Thoughts for Nonprofit Board Members

By Eugene Fram

Nonprofit board members and managers should be interested in two sections of the 2014 predictions from the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, * which can be extended to nonprofit governance. <!–more–>

  • …[T]he focus has shifted from check-the- box policies to more complex questions such as how to strike the right balance in recruiting directors with complementary skill sets and diverse perspectives. … 

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What Nonprofit Boards Are Not Doing – But Should!

What Nonprofit Boards Are Not Doing – But Should!

By Eugene Fram

A recent New York Times article* reports that public company directors are coming under scrutiny this proxy season based on what they are not doing. Based on my experiences with dozens of nonprofit organizations, the litany of complaints cited in the Times article, can easily apply to nonprofits, whether they are professional organizations, trade associations, educational institutions or charitable organizations. (more…)