The Nonprofit Funding Crisis: An Imperative for Building Strong Boards

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The Nonprofit Funding Crisis: An Imperative for Building Strong Boards

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Nonprofit funding crisis makes it imperative for boards to focus on their composition and roles. http://bit.ly/4l2Lyn
Friday, August 28, 2009 - 7:00am

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Nonprofit organizations have always struggled to raise money to serve important missions--regionally, nationally, and globally. New data from NYC and Washington, DC show just how close to the edge nonprofits have been living, even before the recession. Add to that the past year's reductions in both government and private funding, and nonprofits are truly in crisis.

Nonprofit boards of directors, who are ultimately responsible for the organizations, must take this information seriously, especially with regard to who is on the board and the role of the board. And board-matching services--increasingly popular in a number of communities--need to pay heed as they consider the qualifications of the candidates they introduce to boards.

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Keywords: Baruch College | Human Services Council | Nonprofit Boards | Nonprofit Funding Crisis | Urban Institute

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