03 Aug 2017
August 3, 2017

The Role of the Chair

While every board member plays an important role in the governance of an organisation, the chair holds the greatest influence over the focus and culture of the board’s activities. Therefore, it is vital that boards take great care in appointing their chairs. When discussing the role of the chair for your organisation, there are several.. read more →

21 Jun 2017
June 21, 2017

Board Fundraising Review

There is increasing pressure on not-for-profits to ensure that fundraising practices are effective and proper. If you’re considering reviewing your fundraising practices, here are seven important tips to guide you. 1. Make Sure Your Targets are Realistic Unrealistic targets create pressure and can lead to questionable fundraising practices. It’s important that targets set by management,.. read more →

One of the primary responsibilities of boards is choosing successors for the organisation’s senior leadership. This task is especially important because changes in these positions inevitably disrupt corporate performance. So how can directors ensure that their board’s approach to succession is effective? The following is a framework that aligns with established research and best-practice processes.. read more →

If you follow AMC on Facebook, you know I did a Facebook Live video on Strategic Planning for NPOs the other week. I love doing these as it gives viewers to opportunity to ask me questions live. Hope you’ll join my next one. Incase you missed it, you can watch the full video above. In.. read more →

Not for Profit Association instruction manual

That counsel was printed on the cover of the booklet that sat atop a stereo system that I recently purchased. “To obtain the best possible performance read the manual – ‘carefully and thoroughly’.” Read the manual – an unfamiliar concept to most of us when we purchase new equipment – even more alien when it.. read more →