Board Leadership

  • BoardSource is a nonprofit organization that aims to increase the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations by strengthening boards of directors through consulting practice, publications, tools and membership program.


  • CompassPoint Nonprofit Services is a consulting, research and training organization providing nonprofits with management tools, strategies and resources to lead change in their communities. CompassPoint is home to Board CafĂ©, the electronic newsletter exclusively for members of nonprofit boards of directors.


  • Executive Services Corps of Houston helps nonprofit organizations achieve capacity building solutions through management consultation services and trainings, including services to improve board governance.


  • Rice University's Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership offers an annual Best Boards Conference focused on the elements of successful board governance, including intentional recruitment and engagement of board members, finance, fundraising, board/staff dynamics, measurement and evaluation, and the effective use of committees.


  • United Way of Greater Houston's Nonprofit Connection provides board development options tailored to fit the needs of an individual organization, including board trainings and retreats. Project Blueprint provides comprehensive training in the complexities of nonprofit management and governance for the next generation of leaders from Houston's multicultural communities to fill key roles on boards and board committees. BoardOps links prospective board leaders with area nonprofits actively recruiting new board members.