Resources and Tools

Articles

Give new board members a good start

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2021
Author: 
Jim Wyerman

Board members are crucial to land trusts because they hold a fiduciary duty to implement the mission, ensure the organization’s survival and protect conserved land forever.

Articles

Managing leadership transitions with succession plans

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2018
Author: 
Heather Yandow and Christina Soto

The phone rings in the middle of the night with the news that your longtime executive director has been in an accident.

Articles

Investing in appreciation

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2021
Author: 
Travis Custer, Carol Abrahamzon and Kay Ogden

Nonprofit work can be exceptionally challenging and stressful, and now it is more important than ever to invest deeply in cultures of care and support — for all staff, board, volunteers and participants — but especially for directors and leaders who often carry the lion’s share of stress.

Articles

Board Members Explore Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Together

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Fall 2020
Author: 
Christina Soto

The National Council of Nonprofits has created a guide to help nonprofit board members first understand and then work toward diversity, equity and inclusion in their organizations.

Articles

Keep fundraising

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2020
Author: 
Compiled by Christina Soto

The pandemic has dealt nonprofits around the world a significant blow; however, many nonprofits and the organizations that support them have sent out messages containing advice, resources and hope to help with recovery.