Great Nonprofit Board Members Perform Two Services Only – ADVICE and ACCOUNTABILITY is Jimmy LaRose’s radical take on how to properly re-structure your nonprofit board of directors. Jimmy shares, “There is one thing all boards have in common…they do not function.”
NANOE Co-Founder, Jimmy LaRose was written by Rob Shoaf of the Triangle Regional film Commission Dear Jimmy, Your inspiration for me to become involved with NANOE and the Governors group compelled me to dig deeper into NANOE ‘s ideas for changing the world of nonprofits. At every turn I have been even more uplifted by the thought that there really can be a way to make this change by going against the norm, pursuing new ideas and creating systems to replace the well-worn methods of the last century.
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Donors must come first. They are more important than people, issues or cause. When the nonprofit in whom you’re investing understand this, everything changes…the way it operates, the way it spends monies, the way it allocates resources, even its name!
Jimmy LaRose writes to philanthropists with one purpose in mind. HIS GOAL IS TO CHARGE DONORS WITH TRANSFORMING NONPROFITS INTO IMPACT ORGANIZATIONS! Here’s what he has to say: Why write to philanthropists? It’s simple. YOU ARE OUR GREAT RECOURSE! You see, as a benefactor, foundation exec, or corporate giver, you are uniquely positioned to challenge the existing order of things on behalf of a failed charitable sector.
Jimmy LaRose Says: Here’s what you do. Find fifteen busy community leaders…ask them do 120 hours of free work per year…then ask them to PAY YOU to do the free work (100% Board Giving) after they’ve paid, explain that the work you need them to do is something they have never done, are not good at, and will make them uncomfortable!
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are what we call an “intermediary organization.” Intermediary organizations are defined as ones that “support the provision of services by another organization rather than providing direct services itself.” Tragically, AFP’s income model is based on members paying dues for the privilege of adhering to their rules, ethical codes and broken regulations (which no longer work!)
NANOE Board of Governors 2019 Convention & Expo will feature Jimmy LaRose for a second time in Charleston, SC on March 26-27. Jimmy will challenge donors to give charity what they really need…their minds more than their money. When asked, “why speak directly to philanthropists?” LaRose replies, “It’s simple. THEY ARE OUR GREAT RECOURSE! Benefactors, Foundation Execs, Corporate Givers, etc., are uniquely positioned to