Nonprofits Need Inspired Board Members

Author : Lisa Graham

"Drop the notion that board members are just check writers. They are often your biggest advocates, and at the very least and in the best cases, are business advisers, marketing experts and fundraisers."

How can you inspire board members to think big for your organization?

"The number one tip I can share is: know your board members. Like, really get to know them. What drives them? What are they passionate about? What are they excited about in your organization? (Is it the stage you are in? Your business practices?) Who is their family? What are their hobbies?"

Original article published on the Austin Business Journal. Read more here. 

Lisa Graham