Non-profit organizations rely on volunteer board leadership to fulfill their missions. A strong board makes all the difference in the health and sustainability of the organization.

    DBD Group's approach to Board Governance is focused on helping you build your board's capacity, positioning your organization for greater impact in your communities. We engage volunteers and leadership staff in identifying bright spots and gaps and provide practical strategies and tools to help you do this work. Our innovative tools and approaches are based on the latest thinking in governance for non-profits.

    A Board Can Always Be Stronger

    Continuous improvement is critical in governance work because boards are always evolving and changing as volunteers rotate and priorities change. The board you had five years ago may not be the board you need tomorrow.

    Culture and Impact

    We will help you identify strengths and weaknesses of your current culture, how board members relate to one another, the dynamics of power and inclusion, and your board's "rules of operating."

    Leadership is Everything

    The best boards have the strongest leadership. We can work with you to identify and build your capacity, always thinking about succession strategies and how to share and grow leadership through effective committee work.

    Focus on Compelling Priorities

    Board governance is an art and a science. There are multiple approaches to doing this work well. We will identify the relevant priorities for your board and custom design a plan in partnership with you.

    Philanthropy and Board Development is Arm in Arm

    Many boards struggle in engaging their board in fundraising. The connection between good board governance and philanthropy is crucial, and ensuring the organization has the resources it needs is an important part of the board's role.

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