Geared for the first-time or new executive director who wants to develop a plan for working with the board. Learn about the facilitating the important relationship between the board chair and the executive director; creating agendas and impactful reports; building relationships with the entire board; recruitment; and reviewing your organization’s current job descriptions and committee structure. Find ways to tap into a board member’s passion and gifts. Put the duties of loyalty, care and corporate obedience (following state statute) into action. Learn more
Can fundraising really be fun? Absolutely! Join us for this workshop sampler to learn how to create a shared vision and mutual expectations about the importance of the board’s role in fundraising and resource development, and put the fun back in fundraising. It’s all about making connections with the donor!
SCC consultants will facilitate difficult discussions about healthy boundaries, board roles, strained relationships and boards that are stuck. Moving from a toxic board culture to a healthy and productive place creates positive change and brings people together to advance the mission of your organization.
We will help your organization make high-level decisions with boards of directors and executive directors on the following:
Moving from an operating board to a governance board
Healthy boundaries and board roles
Strained board relationships with board members and/or executive director
Addressing and working through "founder’s syndrome"
Clarifying priorities and developing strategies rather than micromanaging operational decisions
Moving from unproductive meetings to meetings that are engaging and focused
The coaches work with the board chair and/or executive director to design and customize board coaching sessions. SCC works with boards who want to:
Create a stronger foundation of trust
Identify, explore and leverage team strengths and styles
Learn to navigate change more easily
Enhance communication and the ability to have courageous conversations
Increase quality of relationships amongst board members
Create shared purpose, goals and value framework
Create board agreements
Support shared behaviors and practices in navigating ongoing change and difficult conversations
Create accountability for their results
Expand their leadership effectiveness and capacity
SCC coaches will partner with the board and executive director to move the board to a healthy and productive place, which creates positive change and brings people together to advance the mission of the organization.