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Why we decided to create a blog on Governance

We’d been thinking for a while about sharing our experiences, thoughts and ideas from our work over the last 7 years with the boards of directors of the non-profit organisations we have partnered and partner...

How to keep the board close to the heart of the organisation

I want to start with a simple observation based on my experience over the years, which may not be immediately obvious: if a director doesn’t take much part in the life of the organisation, it is not necessarily due to indifference (or a lack of time or any other reason of this type). Usually, that’s…

Interview with Stefano Malfatti, Director of communication and fundraising at Istituto Serafico, Assisi

I asked Stefano*, a leading fundraising expert (President of the Associazione Festival del Fundraising and winner of the 2014 Global Fundraising Award) – follow him on his blog – to talk about the question of the relationship between fundraiser and Board. Stefano has wide experience in organisations of different sizes active in a variety of…

Recruiting Directors (yes, it’s advisable) – 1

Answers to the typical, very typical question “who are the members of the board of directors?” are many and varied. I don’t want to mention them all, but one of the answers you hear specifies the provenance of the directors rather than actually identifying them. We have often observed a sort of reticence in describing…

Frasi epiche fundraising - Simona Biancu Engagedin

Why we decided to create a blog on Governance

We’d been thinking for a while about sharing our experiences, thoughts and ideas from our work over the last 7 years with the boards of directors of the non-profit organisations we have partnered and partner. This is a job that has developed gradually, as the Voluntary Sector has evolved and strategies have been planned that…