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Views & Voices

Last week I attended a large gathering of nonprofit leaders in Austin, TX. One of the keynote speakers was Diana Aviv, the CEO of the Independent Sector (IS). She spoke eloquently about their research on what strategies make nonprofit advocacy efforts most effective. Many nonprofit leaders—perhaps especially board members—don’t consider how advocacy could advance their missions...
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Resource Library

The Alliance Resource Library is a collaboration of Alliance materials, member publications, and relevant sources and documents. Alliance members are encouraged to add resources and upload key studies and new media. 


Check out Defining a Field of Practice, the newest resource published by the Executive Transitions and Leadership Continuity Affinity Group.

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Alliance Publishes one of Largest National Studies on Board Chairs

This soon to be released research report reflects the voices of 635 nonprofit board chairs from across the United States in one of the largest studies of board chairs. The Alliance’s Governance Affinity Group’s Board Chair research team (Judy Freiwirth, Mary Hiland, Mike Burns, Gayle Gifford, and Debra Beck) conducted this study as a way to help inform research-based governance practice for board chairs, boards, and capacity-builders. As a preview of the report to be released in January, the research team created an Infographic which includes a few of the highlights from the research, which is included on our Views & Voices page.


The 2015 Board Elections are Complete!

Please welcome our newly elected board members

Terry Horton and Annie Hernandez! 




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