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5 Ways to Make LinkedIn Board Connect Work for Your Nonprofit


Note from Beth: Last week, I wrote about the launch of LinkedIn’s Board Connect tool that helps nonprofit identify potential board candidates through searching the networks of their board members on LinkedIn.  In the comments, there was some thoughtful discussion about best practices for identifying, screening, and cultivating board members.  

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Using A Networked Approach To Build Nonprofit Boards: LinkedIn Board Connect Launches


LinkedIn announced Board Connect, resources that helps nonprofits transform themselves into networked nonprofits by finding and recruiting board members using a networked approach.  Leveraging their own networks as well as their board members’ networks, nonprofit leaders now have free access to a premium LinkedIn feature that lets them search for and connect with professionals who meet the needs of their organization on LinkedIn.… Read More

Reflections from Stanford Nonprofit Management Institute: New Skills for a Complex World

“New Skills for a Complex World” was the theme of the seventh annual Nonprofit Management Institute, a two-day conference for several hundred nonprofit leaders sponsored by the Stanford Social Innovation Review and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) earlier this week.    … Read More

Redesign Your Nonprofit Organization for Success in Age of Connectivity

I’m so excited!  My second book,  Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, co-authored with KD Paine, will be launching in October!    Expect to hear more about where to hear us speak about the book or come toast us at a book party shortly, but in the meantime  you can pre-order the book now!… Read More

Using Peer Learning Strategies To Build A Network


As part of my work plan as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation,  I have the pleasure of working with  networks of grantees to design and facilitate peer learning exchanges on networked nonprofit practices and using social media effectively.    … Read More