Myth: You have to be wealthy to join a nonprofit board.
Fact: Not all nonprofit boards are alike.
Being involved with several of NPR’s clients and sitting in on board meetings, I found these two statements to stand out in Joan Garry’s recent article, “Why Everyone Should Join a Nonprofit Board.” Garry discusses some of the reasons why people may misconstrue the value of being on a nonprofit board member and continues to indulge us with 10 reasons on why we should all join. Here are just a few:
- You will learn patience
- You will learn how to ask for money
- You will have an experience that enriches your resume
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