nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
President Obama has started a new foundation focused on assisting young men in disadvantaged communities.
The Wall Street Journal article about this effort had offered three pieces of information: the foundation's origin/purpose; financial support, and the board. Nonprofit governance matters.
Here's what was stated about the board:
(News Corp) vice president and global head of government affairs, Toni Cook Bush, will sit on the organization’s board and leadership team.…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on May 12, 2015 at 2:57pm — No Comments
If nonprofit boards are the surrogate owners of a nonprofit representing the public/taxpayer's interests, it stands to reason that good governance would mean that the board would sit ever ready to listen and hear the needs, wants and interests of the many stakeholders/constituents of what the nonprofit has to offer. If a board accepts this concept it then must also accept and value the concept of community engagement.
In last week's conference on governance, David Renz of the Bloch…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on May 4, 2015 at 3:27pm — No Comments