A Board of a nonprofit is the guiding hand that supports an organization in thinking well and making sound good decisions for the benefit of its community.

A Board of Directors is responsible for strategic direction and support of key staff – and if a working Board, serving as staff, too! – so a healthy and well functioning Board is essential to any well-run organization.

Here you’ll find resources on recruiting, supporting and retaining a strong Board of Directors.

Go To Pages

Check out these primary pages we’ve drawn from for a comprehensive view of Board Development.



  • Attend an interactive, animated virtual conference to learn about nonprofit board service! Hosted by CompassPoint.


Case Study

Portland Latino Gay Pride case study

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