Master the Board Meeting: 10 Action Items for Nonprofit Organizations

Are your board of directors meetings uninspiring? When your agenda gets mired only in investing, accounting, and the reporting of old business, it’s time to give your board meeting a strategic overhaul.

In this quick tip sheet, you’ll find an easy framework to build a better board meeting and make real progress for your cause.

  • The agenda: What to include and when to share the details

  • The goals: How to keep the conversation focused on the mission, not just the details of oversight

  • The set-up: Why shorter meetings might be more beneficial and why bagels could be a breakthrough addition to your conference table

  • The follow-up: How to ensure action items actually get implemented

After you’ve read this free tip sheet, discuss adopting the plan with your board chair so every meeting becomes more productive, strategic, and inspirational.