How to Turn a Working Board Into Fundraising Board

| December 30, 2018

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WORKING BOARD: A working board is common in small nonprofit organizations. The board is heavily involved in running the organization day-to-day. FUNDRAISING BOARD: A fundraising board does less of the day-to-day work in a nonprofit organization and focuses on fundraising. Key distinction between working boards and fundraising boards.

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