Regularly scheduled board meetings are a must, but not every meeting has to be conducted in person. Periodic virtual board meetings — ranging from conference calls to videoconferencing — can offer significant benefits for both organizations and their board members. This article describes how virtual meetings can be attractive to busy board members, both current and potential. But it also discusses some of the challenges, and why virtual meetings may be more suitable for some agendas than others.
One of the top priorities for nonprofits is engaging with their supporters and building relationships. It’s no surprise, then, that interest is surging in technology that can help with nonprofit outreach. This article shows how organizations can maximize the potential of current technology tools by developing mobile websites and apps, leveraging social networks and expanding their Web presence.