The philanthropic environment today is such that traditional board recruiting practices, asking a friend about a friend of a friend of a friend, will no longer serve.
During the recent Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) International Conference, Theresa Pesch, president of the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Foundation, offered a look at best practices for both board recruitment and board development. These practices are part of an overall effort to establish and maintain full engagement by board members in the organization’s fulfillment of its mission.
The best practices are:
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