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The Board Member's Book: Making a Difference in Voluntary Organizations

Brian O'Connell
Format
Book
Published
New York : Foundation Center, c2003.
Edition
3rd ed
Language
English
ISBN
1931923175 (paperback : alk. paper), 9781931923170 (paperback : alk. paper)
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Table of contents
Summary
The most reliable guide for board memebers and nonprofit staff who want to know how an effictive board can transform an organization's impact.
Contents
  • The personal meaning of volunteering
  • The impact of volunteers and voluntary organizations
  • Today's volunteers : who volunteers and for what causes?
  • The role of the board and board members
  • The role of the chief volunteer officer
  • Board and staff : who does what?
  • Finding, developing, and rewarding good board members
  • Recruiting, encouraging, and evaluating the chief staff officer
  • Constructive planning
  • even in voluntary organizations
  • Working with committees
  • Making the most out of meetings
  • Fundraising
  • Budgeting and financial accountability
  • Ethics and ethics accountability
  • Evaluating results.
Description
viii, 248 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-238) and index.
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