How Board Members Can Learn to Spot the Red Flags

This 2015 piece by Propel Nonprofits‘ Kate Barr sets up a series of articles about how nonprofits can address potential problems while they’re still small enough to squash.

Rather than expecting board members to instantly recognize a problem in the making, let’s encourage boards to learn to ask the questions that will lead them there. One month with a deficit isn’t a red flag. But questions must be asked when a board sees financial reports with unfavorable variances and deficits at meeting after meeting. 

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