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Topic: “Boards and Governance”

Recruiting Foundation Board Members: How to Find the Right People

One of the most important decisions you will make for your foundation is selecting your board members. The people you choose will help shape your foundation’s future and influence its ability to fulfill its mission. This primer guides you through an effective board recruitment process. It covers topics including: Identifying and cultivating potential board members... Read More

Leadership Succession Planning: What’s Success Have to Do With It?

A leadership succession plan expresses an organization’s commitment to continuity and stability. It is a written plan identifying the values and process by which leadership will be sought and assumed when a planned or unplanned departure by key board members or staff occurs. Who is prepared to assume responsibility in the absence of those responsible?... Read More

Webinar Recording
Why Does Your Foundation Need Insurance?

This webinar explains how different insurance products can help your organization manage risk, and help you determine if you’re adequately covered. Mike Mooney, SVP, USI Affinity walks you through the benefits and cost-savings of the insurance coverages available to Exponent Philanthropy members, including: Directors & Officers Liability, Cyber Liability, Business Owner’s Policy, and Workers’ Compensation. Read More

Webinar Recording
Self-Dealing and Conflicts of Interest (featuring Darren B. Moore)

Self-dealing is prohibited; conflicts of interest can be managed. But the intricacies of the two can be confusing. In this webinar, led by attorney Darren B. Moore of Bourland Wall & Wenzel, find clear, easy-to-follow steps to help you recognize each, avoid self-dealing, and manage conflicts of interest. Learn the laws, discuss common situations and... Read More