BoardSource is a membership organization that provides resources, training, and sector-wide infrastructure support focused on domestic governance practices to nonprofits and funders. BoardSource provides consistent guidance on what constitutes good governance and offers educational opportunities in new approaches to governance. In addition, the organization has an affiliated pool of associates and trainers who conduct consulting engagements around the country. This grant will provide targeted resources as they conduct the eighth edition of a national research report on the current state of nonprofit governance. This report is refreshed every two years and offers ongoing analysis of governance trends as well as serves as a benchmarking resource for individual organizations as they assess their own board structure and practice; it is the only report of its kind in the sector.
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BoardSource is a membership organization that provides resources, training, research, conferences and convenings, consulting, and other sectorwide supports focused on governance practices of U.S. nonprofits and foundations. BoardSource provides guidance on what constitutes good governance and offers educational opportunities on new approaches to governance. Leading with Intent is BoardSource’s flagship research report, conducted biennially and focused on studying the status and trends in board composition, practices, and culture. In March 2021, they released a new framework, entitled Purpose-Driven Board Leadership. This is a general operating support grant that augments an existing multiyear general operating support grant under the Knowledge for Better Philanthropy strategy.