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Need a Working VS Governing Nonprofit Board of Directors? Starting a Nonprofit [Video]

Need a Working VS Governing Nonprofit Board of Directors? Starting a Nonprofit

Starting or growing a nonprofit? Here are 2 types of Nonprofit Boards. #Nonprofits #Nonprofit #boardofdirectors

When I started a nonprofit, I knew very little about Boards or how they effectively support the organization. As I launched and grew the nonprofit, I learned: There are generally TWO types of nonprofit Board of Directors: Working and Governing.

If you are starting or growing a nonprofit, I hope this helps!

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Starting A Nonprofit: What does an Executive Director DO, exactly?
https://youtu.be/LyBGZglceHU

Starting A Nonprofit: Your First 3 Years (What to Do / Expect!)
https://youtu.be/5ShCah36-W4

I quit my job at the Nonprofit I started. How I knew it was time.
https://youtu.be/J2QSY1hhfRw

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00:00 Welcome
02:00 Working Boards
05:53 Is a Working Board the best fit?
07:16 Governing Boards
07:43 Is a Governing Board the best fit?
10:01 What does a Governing Board do?

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Piano Matt - 1000 Lights Fundraising Reel - Uprawr Mental Health Foundation [Video]

We all should care if one more light goes out, even in the sky of a million stars.On Sunday 18th August, Piano Matt be joining a band of 1000 musicians at the Utilita Arena (NIA), where we will perform two classic Linkin Park Songs - In The End and Numb. The aim being to bring a massive number of people together to support and raise money for the amazing UPRAWR Mental Health Foundation.Please support me via my Just Giving Page: https://www.justgiving.com/page/pianomatt-1000lightsThe UPRAWR Mental Health Foundation offers free mental health support and counselling to people between the ages of 18 and 35 who relate to the rock and alternative music scene. 100% of everything raised and donated will be used to help provide free mental health counselling and services.Whilst my normal piano playing gigs at weddings and concerts might seem a world away from the alternative music scene, music is the energy that can unite us all and something that we all have in common.The thousand-strong band will be joined by well known musicians from Bullet For My Valentine and Funeral For A Friend amongst many others. There will be musicians playing keyboards, guitars, basses, and drums, as well as a strong ensemble of singerscheck out www.1klights.com for more info on the event.All donations go to UPRAWR Mental Health Foundation Registered Charity No 1178183

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Live coverage of Maine Cancer Foundation fundraiser [Video]

The 17th annual Tri for a Cure, the Maine Cancer Foundation's all-women's triathlon fundraiser, is underway in South Portland.Every year, more than 1,300 women participate in event at the Southern Maine Community College campus.The opening ceremonies started shortly before 6:50 a.m., when American Idol's Julia Gagnon, a Maine native, made a surprise appearance and performance.Watch Gagnon sing "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," a soul classic made famous by Aretha Franklin, in the video player below. Gagnon later performed the national anthem during the opening ceremony.This year's Tri for a Cure has raised a record-breaking $2.13 million for the Maine Cancer Foundation. The event has raised more than $22 million overall for cancer research."It is the highest fundraising number we have ever seen in 17 years," said Julie Marchese, who co-founded Tri for a Cure in 2008 and is serving as race director for the final time.Before the race, Marchese was presented with a plaque that will be permanently placed at the Tri for a Cure finish line in her honor.The Tri for a Cure triathlon consists of a 1/3-mile swim, 15-mile bike ride and 3-mile run. Watch the video below to hear from the Maine's Total Coverage team participating in this year's Tri for a Cure.