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Welcome to the BoardSource Exchange! BoardSource members can now engage and interact with other nonprofit leaders in our membership community through our new online portal and/or straight from your inbox.

  • Post your own question or discussion topic, and contribute to discussions started by others.
  • Share interesting content: videos, documents, and links.

Here are a few simple steps to get you “exchanging” with other nonprofit leaders in the BoardSource membership community.

  • Complete your profile by adding your bio and a photo.
  • Join the BoardSource "Member Forum" at the “community" tab above (additional communities coming soon!).
  • Read existing discussions or post one of your own.
  • Keep exchanging… Learn from other leaders! Share your knowledge and experiences!

Latest News

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    I agree with Amy and Mary Ann. There is a difference between policies and procedures. Staff follow procedures and that should be reviewed internally annually. Policies approved by the board should be reviewed at least every 3 years. If there are changes ...

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    Good morning, In response to your question, we don't have a policy or procedure, but we do have experience in hiring a board member. I served on our board for about two and a half years when the then executive director announced her retirement. ...

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    I would agree that it’s important to be honest with prospective board members regarding the challenges of an organization in its beginning stages. I also agree that previous nonprofit board experience is a must. Perhaps trying to recruit from organizations/individuals ...