Second Quarter: Fundraising
Whether a board of directors is considered a “fundraising board” or not, every board has the responsibility to assure that the organization has adequate resources to serve its mission. For some, this means the board members generate the majority of the organization’s resources. For others, it is a more limited expectation. For every organization, there should be crystal clear expectations developed between the board members and the chief executive about who has which responsibility and how it will be carried out.
Resources to help board members be effective in their fundraising role and clear about expectations of fundraising for the organization: