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General Purposes


  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2006–December 31, 2006
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will enable BoardSource to continue providing governance expertise and consulting services, research-driven and practical publications and resources, and training to thousands of nonprofit boards throughout the country. In addition, BoardSource will begin implementation of a five-year business plan centered on three strategic priorities: providing guidance to the sector on what constitutes good governance; disseminating resources that strengthen board performance; and extending the reach and impact of its work through national and regional partnerships.During 2005, BoardSource provided governance information to more than 201,000 visitors to its Web site, and regular updates on board issues through monthly e-newsletters and periodicals to more than 9,000 members.