NPO'S BOARD GOVERNANCE AND FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

NPO'S BOARD GOVERNANCE AND FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

The Role of Boards and Board Members in the Civil Society Sector

Every NPO needs to be financially sustainable to accomplish its mission and realize its vision. Board members play a critical role in ensuring that their organizations are sustainable.

This workshop equipped NGO board members from around Durban with information that will inspire them to play an active role towards financial sustainability of their respective organizations.

The workshop was facilitated by Wendy McLeod from the Downes Murray International and was fully funded by the Democracy Development Program as part of its Civil Society Mentoring and Strengthening Program.

The workshop focused of the following.

  • Enhanced understanding by NPO board members about their role in fundraising for the organizations they volunteer as board members;
  • Enhanced understanding about good governance and its link with financial sustainability of their organizations they volunteer as board members.