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Board Development

2015 Grantor - Grantee Dialogue: Boards for a New Era

Publication date: 
01/2015
Program Presenter: David Renz, Ph.D., Director Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership Henry W. Bloch School of Management University of Missouri – Kansas City co-sponsored with United Way of Greater Houston. This is a copy of the presentation by David Renz from the 2015 Grantor - Grantee Dialogue: Boards for a New Era.

2015 Grantor - Grantee Dialogue: Boards for a New Era

Publication date: 
01/2015
This is a copy of the presentation from the Grantor - Grantee Dialogue recently held in Houston and co-sponsored with United Way of Greater Houston. Program Overview: Executives and board leaders have long understood that nonprofit governing boards come in many varieties and shapes, and that there is no single design that works for all nonprofits. And yet, we’re often told that there is some single best way to organize and operate our board, and that there are best practices that will guarantee board effectiveness. This interactive program presents an opportunity to learn from recent research...

Succession Planning: Building Bridges to Your Foundation’s Future

Publication date: 
10/2012
This handout is from the breakout session titled, Succession Planning: Building Bridges to Your Foundation’s Future. Session Description: Succession planning is one of those awkward topics many organizations prefer to avoid. Nonetheless, like their corporate counterparts, foundations are faced with the challenge of preparing the next generation to assume significant leadership roles. This conversational session will highlight the real life stories of foundations that have experienced the succession planning process firsthand. Speakers: Ann Maddox Utterback, J.D., Director, Don Maddox,...

Case Study: Leadership Development

Publication date: 
10/2012
This handout is from the breakout session: Case Study: Leadership Development. Session Description: Nonprofit success is highly correlated to the quality of leadership. If your foundation is interested in building the leadership base in your community, come and hear, how the El Pomar Foundation in Colorado Springs and the Masters Leadership Program in San Antonio have built programs to engage recent college graduates with the Baby Boom generation to encourage leadership development. Speakers: Gary Butterworth, Senior Vice President, Programs, El Pomar Foundation, Colorado Springs, Coloardo,...