Board Matrix Template
Use this matrix as a guide to finding new board members for your chorus.
Inspiring Your Board Members to Raise Money Joyfully March 18, 2015
Get to Know Chorus America’s New President & CEO
This March, Chorus America welcomes Catherine Dehoney as the organization’s new President and CEO. Catherine brings a wealth of arts management and fundraising experience to the position—and after years of leading our development efforts, she's no stranger to the Chorus America family! Here she shares some thoughts about choruses today, her first priorities on the job, and why singing is her favorite team sport.
Empower Your Board for Fundraising Success
A clear development strategy turns reluctant board members into inspired fundraisers.
Boards, Measure Thyselves!
The most effective boards measure their own performance. Governance expert Nancy Axelrod shares her insights into self-evaluation for your organization.
Member Spotlight: Kathleen Fargnoli
Kathleen Fargnoli didn't anticipate that her love for singing would lead her to putting together a board or applying for 501(c)(3) status. But that's exactly what happened when she ended up as the volunteer executive director of the Palisades Community Chorus in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Creating a Board Committee that Works
Being appointed to chair a committee is the easy part. This practical advice, tested in the real world, will help ensure success.
Endowment Fundraising: What Every Chorus Needs to Know
It’s important to consider whether endowment fundraising is right for your chorus and to carefully plan before taking the leap.
Member Spotlight: Brett Stover, Giving Time and Talent as a Member of the Board
Brett Stover grew up singing in choirs and has served on the boards of an array of music and arts groups in Cincinnati. Now he brings his business savvy and love of the performing arts to Chorus America's Board of Directors. "The more people who are singing, the better off we will all be," he says.