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Use Your Personal Strengths and Skills to The Benefit of The Club

Recruit and Keep Quality Volunteers

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Why Be A Club Board Member

Deciding to become a club board member is not something that should be taken lightly. Firstly,

How To Be A Successful Board Member

To have a successful club, you must view all decisions from the perspective of the overall health of the club.

What Is An AGM And Why Are They Important For Your Club's Good Standing

An Annual General Meeting (AGM), otherwise known as an AGM, is a mandatory yearly meeting for the general membership of the organization.

Preparing For Your AGM

Preparing for an Annual General Meeting (AGM) takes quite a bit of planning. Unfortunately, I see many clubs spending more time planning...

The Amazing Power Of Processes

Bet you never thought you would see the words Amazing and Processes in the same sentence, did you?

Required Governance Policies For Nonprofits

Knowing what good governance is can be hard to recognize, however, whether you are a board or a general member, you know when it’s...

Recruiting And Retaining Quality Board Members And Volunteers

Board members and volunteers are an essential part of any organization and that’s why it’s crucial to select the right candidates for...

Creating a Budget that Works for your Club

A budget is critical to the health and viability of your sport’s club, but often gets overlooked, underprioritized, or isn’t as robust as it

All Board Members Are Responsible For Financial Sustainability

Many clubs operate thinking that it is the responsibility of the Treasurer to keep the club financially sustainable.

Recording Conflicts Of Interest

A conflict of interest (COI), also known as the duality of interest, refers to a situation where a board member may have affiliations that..

Ethical Fundraising For Nonprofit

For nonprofit organizations, fundraising activities are essential for sustainability.

Financial Sustainability

As leaders of your Non-profit Sports Club, you need to know the costs to deliver your programs and the means to raise money to cover these.

Board/Coach Relationship

Healthy youth sports clubs and programs depend on an effective and flexible partnership between the Board of Directors and the Head Coach.

Managing Difficult Conversations

In almost every capacity of our lives we find ourselves having to have difficult conversations from time to time.

Gift Acceptance Policy

While it might be human nature to accept gifts graciously, we recommend weighing the pros and cons that this act may create.

Diversity on the Leadership Board

Diversity in your organization’s leadership board leads to a variety of perspectives, experiences, and networks.

Paying Volunteers

Paying volunteers can pose several challenges to nonprofit organizations because many volunteers are truly not looking for compensation.

Building Relationships: Coaches

One of the most important things that board members, administrative staff, and coaches can do for any sports club is to build relationships.

Building Relationships: Board Members

This is the second article in a three-part series and will focus on how board members can build important relationships.

Building Relationships: Operations/Administration

This is the third article in a three-part series on building valuable relationships with community stakeholders, club
& members.


What Defines a Great Board Member

Details on what defines a great board member.

Non-Profit Resources for your state

Information on your state association of nonprofits.

Characteristics of a Successful Club

Four Key Areas of a Successful Club.

Board Duties

As a Board Member of a Non-Profit Organization, you have 3 primary legal Duties.

Role Description - Board and Committee Members

This role description explains the skills, and characteristics required for the position.

Six Questions to Team Success

Questions a Leader should ask to create an environment of trust and respect.

Ten Characteristics of a Strong Leadership Team

Use this as a guideline to build your leadership team up and create a positive culture.

Nine Roles of Great Leadership

Being a leader entails much more than just the title. It's essential to realize the various leadership responsibilities.

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