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Board Source

BoardSource is dedicated to advancing the public good by building exceptional nonprofit boards and inspiring board service. BoardSource strives to support and promote excellence in board service, is the premier source of cutting-edge thinking and resources related to nonprofit boards, and engages and develops the next generation of board leaders.

CompassPoint Nonprofit Services

CompassPoint is a consulting, research, and training organization providing nonprofits with management tools, strategies, and resources to lead change in their communities. CompassPoint creates a newsletter called Board Café which they describe as “The newsletter for nonprofit boards. Short enough to read over a cup of coffee.” Board Café offers publications from board committee job descriptions to “What To Do With Board Members Who Don’t Do Anything.”

Fund Raising Realities Every Board Member Must Face

by David Landsdowne

Fund Raising Realities Every Board Member Must Face - Revised Edition: A 1-Hour Crash Course on Raising Major Gifts for Nonprofit Organizations

After spending just one hour with Fund Raising Realities Every Board Member Must Face, among the top three
bestselling fundraising books of all time, board members and volunteers will understand exactly what they need to do to raise major gifts. David Lansdowne has distilled the essence of big gifts fund raising, put it in the context of 47 “realities,” and delivered it in clear prose. This is a perfect companion to Asking, by Jerold Panas.

Management Help

A complete integrated online library for nonprofit board development.

What Every Board Member Needs to Know to Start Fundraising