With all the finger pointing and desperation, it’s important to remember that senescence changes everything, including your desperate nonprofit arts organization. This isn’t about trees. Did you know that ginkgo biloba trees can live to be 5,000 years old? After sifting through all the latest harangues, arguments, and blame pieces (including my own) about whose fault it … [Read more...] about Nonprofit Arts Organizations: Sometimes, Old Trees Die, Too
Now that you have the first four under your belt, here’s where the rubber meets the road. Okay, nonprofit arts board members, let’s go over this again. In order: And now, finally, #5. Advocate. Advocate zealously. In September 2020, we discussed the idea that board members are not ambassadors, regardless of what you may have heard. In fact, it was in the … [Read more...] about What’s Your Nonprofit Arts Board’s Fifth Most Important Responsibility?