Submitted by: CSRwire
Posted: Mar 17, 2009 – 03:36 PM EST
Comentary by Alice Korngold
Comentary by Alice Korngold
Your inbox overflows with appeals for contributions, invitations to galas, and volunteer projects. In addition, if you are a business executive or professional with strategic expertise and some financial success, there are nonprofit boards that would love to have you join. Nonprofits are competing for you.
In my experience in working with corporations that invest in nonprofits, business volunteers, and the nonprofits that seek their support, here’s what I see: The nonprofits that win business volunteers:
About Alice Korngold
Alice Korngold, President & CEO, Korngold Consulting LLC, consults to leading corporations, professional services firms, foundations, and the boards of directors of global, national and regional nonprofits in the areas of corporate social responsibility, leadership development, nonprofit board governance, and strategic philanthropy.
Alice is the author of "LEVERAGING GOOD WILL: Strengthening Nonprofits by Engaging Businesses" (Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Imprint, 2005). Two of her articles "Bespoke Boards: Find the Nonprofit That Fits," and "Amassing Your Governance Capital," were published in Directors & Boards (2007). Korngold’s blog on Leadership and Social Responsibility can be found on Fast Company.
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