League of American Orchestras
The Board Building Cycle, Second Edition: Nine Steps to Finding, Recruiting, and Engaging Nonprofit Board Members
A BoardSource eBook

Good boards do not just happen: they take care, thought, and planning. This bestseller features nine steps for your board to follow through the board development process, including:

  • Identifying, cultivating, and recruiting prospective board members
  • Orienting new board members
  • Encouraging board members to become more active
  • Educating the board about the organization’s work and context
  • Rotating out board members to make room for new skills and insights
  • Engaging the board in a self-evaluation
  • Celebrating the board’s victories and successes

Included is downloadable content containing forms, worksheets, sample documents, and a PowerPoint® presentation for orienting new board members.


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