1. Nonprofit Boards, Social Media, and Online Engagement: Strategies for Success

Nonprofit Boards, Social Media, and Online Engagement: Strategies for Success

Nonprofit Boards, Social Media, and Online Engagement: Strategies for Success
Event ID: 40076
Session ID: 14047

Duration: 90 minutes including question and answer session.
Presenter(s): Jeanne Allen, nonprofit consultant
Price: $299.00, 
On-Demand includes full audio presentation, question and answer session, and presentation slides.
Who Should Attend? Executive directors, board members, nonprofit counsel, financial officers, development, CEOs

Are you ready to move your nonprofit board towards online tools and social media? Digital skills are quickly becoming a fundamental part of all nonprofits, so it is essential that you integrate them across the entire organization and into every area of the nonprofit’s business model, including board engagement. Online strategies are not just for fundraising anymore!

Please join Jeanne Allen for a webinar that will identify how you can get your board actively involved in using social media and other online and collaboration tools. Not only will we explore examples of how to use these tools in conducting board business, recruiting new members, offering orientation, communicating within the board, and assessing board effectiveness, but key board responsibilities will be specifically matched to various social sharing and collaboration tools. Finally, we’ll identify some easy starting points and share real examples from nonprofits so you’ll get a chance to see how other organizations are experimenting. This presentation is geared for those who work directly with boards as well as board members themselves.


Just a sampling of what this webinar will cover:

  • Match board responsibilities with possible online tools or social media
  • Discover how you can use collaboration tools for boards
  • Identify how to build effective virtual meetings whether with committees or board
  • Discuss resistance and how to move a board forward
  • Explore ways to drive transformational collaboration in a digital way


Your conference leader for “Nonprofit Boards, Social Media, and Online Engagement: Strategies for Success” is Jeanne Allen. Jeanne brings expertise in strategic planning, board and leadership development, change management, volunteer management, and social media strategy. As a consultant, facilitator, and key note speaker, she inspires and advises nonprofit professionals in the intersection of strategy, innovation, and leadership. Jeanne is passionate about effective nonprofit management and leadership, and building relationships with and between all the stakeholders: volunteers, members, staff and board leadership.

In addition to leading Jeanne Allen Consulting, she is an instructor in the Duke University Nonprofit Management Program (NC) where she teaches sustainable strategic planning, board development and governance, and social media strategy & policy for nonprofits. Currently, she is a Newswire contributor for Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ) daily online journal and on the editorial board for Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), an online magazine on technology and nonprofit leadership. Jeanne has spent 30+ years working in national and local nonprofits as a staff member, program leader, board member and consultant.

Additionally, Jeanne is a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer with expert knowledge of effective governance principles. Recently, Jeanne became a certified instructor in the Service Enterprise Program, which is sponsored by Points of Light Foundation. As a volunteer, she is a local organizer for NC Tech 4 Good, a community group focusing on technology skills for nonprofits and social good.

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