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52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Board Meeting Minutes are Important Now and Always

Things are changing at what feels like lightning speed. It seems that if I turn off my mobile phone for just an hour or two, I miss all kinds of news headlines and updates that impact my work, family, and community. It’s more important than ever to...

Announcing Author and Activist Dr. Angela Davis as Keynote Speaker for Maryland Nonprofits & MARFY Annual Conference 2020

Maryland Nonprofits is delighted to announce activist, author, and social justice pioneer Dr. Angela Davis as the keynote speaker at the 2020 Maryland Nonprofits & MARFY Annual Conference on the morning of October 14, 2020. Through her activism...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Fall Brings Board Development Efforts for Many Nonprofits

It’s fall and along with it—the start of school and even in these unusual times, the beginning of many new activities.  One traditional fall activity for many nonprofits is the annual (or semi-annual) board member development effort in anticipation...

52 tips in 52 Weeks: Responsibilities of Board Members in the Midst of Dissolution

By Amy Coates Madsen and Paddy Morton Since its inception, the Standards for Excellence Institute has always stressed the importance of a strong and well-functioning board of directors. As stated in the Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and...

Risk Management is More than Just Insurance Coverage

Like many, the nonprofit for which I work is finding that the traditional ways we offer programs has had to adjust and pivot in the midst of the times of the COVID-19 pandemic. One such example is the move of our annual in-person conference to a...

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