Why is board recruitment so important…and so challenging? Because the job of building a board is about more than just filling slots. It is about finding leaders who have skill sets and perspectives that align with your organization’s strategies, goals, and needs — not just now, but into the future.

Follow the steps on the following pages to identify and build a strong board for your nonprofit:

  1. Lay the foundation
  2. Envision your ideal board
  3. Find candidates
  4. Help board candidates find you
  5. Board posting and matching programs
  6. Evaluate candidates
  7. Nominate and elect new board members
  8. Orient and develop members

Read the full article and webinar about board recruitment at BoardSource.