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Reporting to the Board: Best Practices for Communicating Data and Increasing Support
Lynn Ivey

Learn how to best communicate with your board, how to determine what information needs to be shared, the impact of better communication on your bottom line, and strategies for reporting your data in a language everyone understands.

Price: $299.00


This is a virtual event, accessible online. Access instructions will be provided after registration.
Reporting to the Board: Best Practices for Communicating Data and Increasing Support

Nonprofit leaders are under a lot of pressure to keep their boards informed. But preparing and delivering the best board presentations with actionable data can be daunting for even the most seasoned executive director. Whether you are proposing a new service line, evaluating changes in staffing or program effectiveness, reporting this month’s quality indicators, or providing an update on the budget, you must know how to communicate effectively and compellingly. Helping your board make the best decisions isn’t really hard if you follow a simple three step process: collect the best data for your mission and goals; determine how to present the information effectively; and ensure the data is understood so it can be used to make informed decisions. Handle this process well, and you’ll be a trusted source of information who is warmly welcomed to the board room.


Just a sampling of what this webinar will cover:

  • Types of data and their uses
  • The importance of actionable data
  • Methods for data collection
  • Key strategies for board presentations
  • Tips for avoiding common presentation problems
  • Ways to present data to increase understanding
  • Identifying and prioritizing the metrics that matter to your mission
  • Ensuring reliable data and increasing trustworthiness
  • Utilizing dashboards to increase transparency and accountability
  • Case studies and examples
Price: $299.00



Lynn Ivey


  • Access your training anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone.
  • Engaging and up-to-date training to support your career and your organization.
  • Handouts you can distribute to your board and staff.