Beyond Financial Oversight: Expanding the Board’s Role in the Pursuit of Sustainability

Written by Jeanne Bell for the spring 2011 edition of the Nonprofit Quarterly, this article stresses that sustainability and engagement with the work is essential for nonprofit boards as they approach the future:

“Board finance committees can look at annual budgets, financial statements, and audits forever, but if some group of board members is not considering those financial results in light of the organization’s programming mix and its results, then their efforts are very unlikely to contribute to sustainability.”

Read the article.