Monthly Archives: February 2014

Last Word: Letter from Marv Berenblum

CEO of NESC shares insight on Board Practices. Advertisements

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5 Principles and 10 Responsibilities for Well-Functioning Nonprofit Boards

According to the BoardSource booklet titled “Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards”, the following five concepts underlie effective nonprofit boards of directors:

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Case Study: Cobble Hill Playschool

Cobble Hill Playschool was established as a co-operative preschool by parents in Brooklyn in the early 1970’s and was formally incorporated as a nonprofit in 1993. In 2009, Cobble Hill Playschool (CHP) became fully accredited with an enrollment of nearly … Continue reading

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Well Received Board Chair Roundtables: A Collaborative Environment for Board Chairs

In the past year, NESC’s Southwestern Connecticut and Northern New Jersey regions have partnered with local organizations to host a series of Board Chair Roundtables for nonprofits in their areas. The Roundtable offers Board Chairs the opportunity to network, share … Continue reading

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Committee Creates Board Practices Resource

To meet and exceed the needs of our clients, NESC has formed a “Board Practices Committee” comprised of several senior consultants to tackle some of the biggest issues in board practices. The committee has assembled and studied various leading sources … Continue reading

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