Presentation on theme: "April 13, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. The California Endowment, Oakland Presented by the John Burton Foundation & California Coalition for Youth Every Board Member."— Presentation transcript:
April 13, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. The California Endowment, Oakland Presented by the John Burton Foundation & California Coalition for Youth Every Board Member is a Fundraiser Regional Training
Outline of Presentation Theory versus Reality Getting the Most from the Board you Have Are You Ready for a New Board? How Do You Find and Recruit the Right Board Members? Q and A
Today’s Presenters Michele Byrnes, John Burton Foundation Debbie Raucher, John Burton Foundation Heather Dearing, California Coalition for Youth Judith Lurie Stotland, John Burton Foundation
Theory versus Reality: Three Myths The Ideal Fundraising Board This Will Make My Life Easier My Board Doesn’t Know Anybody
Getting the Most From the Board You Have Why bother? Did anyone tell them fundraising was a requirement? Neither you nor they know what they know - yet
Getting the Most From the Board You Have (con’t) Motivation - WIIFMs : Tie to Shared Vision Fiduciary Roles Competition among board members Meaningful work besides fundraising Tools
Getting the Most From the Board You Have (con’t) Identifying and Leveraging Different Skills Differing Funding Streams Special Case: Consumers on Your Board Community Outreach Donor Retention
Do You Have the Right Board? Board Rotation Campaign Committee Critical Mass Of Fundraisers Are You Ready for a More Aggressive Board?
Are You Ready for A New Board? What Do Your Meetings Look Like? What Is The Cohort They’ll Come Into? Are You Ready For Strong Opinions? Unsolicited Advice? Sporadic Attendance? Can You Devise And Actually Use Measurable Outcomes?
How Do You Find The Right Board Members? Formal Process: Job Description Interviews Resume Committees First Diversity Network