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    NOT YET

    Posted by DBD Team

     

    We’re proud of the work we do to help nonprofits thrive. But we’re REALLY proud of the work our clients do to improve life for others.

    Every day we are inspired by their vision, leadership and commitment to making the world a better place.

    Here’s one of those stories.

     


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    Topics: Success Stories, Capital Campaign, Feasibility Study, Board Development, Volunteer Appreciation, Nonprofit Leadership, Volunteers, CelebratingOurClients

    SETTING THE COURSE TOGETHER

    Posted by Kellie Wardman

     

    We’re proud of the work we do to help nonprofits thrive. But we’re REALLY proud of the work our clients do to improve life for others.

    Every day we are inspired by their vision, leadership and commitment to making the world a better place.

    Here’s one of those stories.

     


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    Topics: Success Stories, Board Development, Volunteer Appreciation, Nonprofit Leadership, Volunteers, CelebratingOurClients, strategic planning

    HOW TO SAVE A CAMP

    Posted by DBD Team

     

    “It’s possible to save a camp. We need to share that story.” -Gretl Dupré Galgon

     

    Pictured left to right: Tack Hammer, Camp Soles board member and alum; Andy Dillon, Camp Soles Director; Gretl Dupré Gagon, Camp Soles board member and alum; Sue Fletcher, Camp Soles board member and alum; and Michele Goodrich, DBD Group Senior Consultant.


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    Topics: Success Stories, Board Development, Volunteer Appreciation, Nonprofit Leadership, Volunteers, Camp, CelebratingOurClients, AlumniRelations

    TAKE THE MEETING

    Posted by Jon Simons

     

    We’re proud of the work we do to help nonprofits thrive. But we’re REALLY proud of the work our clients do to improve life for others.

    Every day we are inspired by their vision, leadership and commitment to making the world a better place.

    Here’s one of those stories.

     


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    Topics: Success Stories, Board Development, Volunteer Appreciation, Nonprofit Leadership, Volunteers, CelebratingOurClients

    DBD PODCAST: ACTIVATING VOLUNTEERS

    Posted by DBD Team

     

    A strong board starts with a thoughtful recruiting process. In this 23-minute podcast, Jon Simons and Mary Ramirez from DBD Group discuss three principles to help your board members succeed... thereby helping your organization to succeed.



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    Topics: Board Development, Podcast, Volunteers, Nonprofit

    ACTIVATE YOUR BOARD

    Posted by Kellie Wardman

     

    Plans are important, but they’ll never work unless you take action.

    This month, the DBD team will be sharing ways for you to jump start your work in 2022.

     


     


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    Topics: Board Development, Volunteer Appreciation, Nonprofit Leadership, Volunteers, Board Leadership, Nonprofit, Collaboration

    ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS

    Posted by Michele Goodrich

    A fairly common concern among nonprofit directors is that their board members won’t participate in fundraising efforts.  Some board members may claim they weren’t told they were expected to ask for contributions when they joined the board.  Others might say they don’t like to impose on their friends (or they want to avoid their friends coming back to them asking for money for their favorite charity). And still others promise they will help but never follow through.

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    Topics: Board Development, Board Management

    DEVELOPING A STRATEGIC BOARD

    Posted by Danny Maier
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    Topics: Board Development, Board Management

    GUTSY NOMINATING COMMITTEES

    Posted by Mike Bussey

    April is National Volunteer Month. Over the next few weeks the Donor By Design Team will be reflecting on the impact volunteers have on our communities and our world. Today Mike explains the power of a gutsy nominating committee.

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    Topics: Leadership, Volunteer, Board Development, Volunteer Appreciation

    GET CLOSE

    Posted by Lora Dow

    At the 2017 Willow Creek Association Global Leadership Summit, the DBD team was once again inspired and challenged by incredible stories of leadership and vision. Each year it seems a story will dig into our hearts and not let go.

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    Topics: Volunteer Leadership, Board Development, Volunteer Management, Bryan Stevenson

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