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Strategy for Access Foundation NFP

Chicago IL 60615

Application for Board Membership

BOARD OF DIRECTORS—DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

As the highest leadership body of the organization and to satisfy its fiduciary duties, the board is responsible for:

  • Determining the mission and purposes of the organization
  • Strategic and organizational planning
  • Ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management
  • Fundraising and resource development
  • Approving and monitoring Strategy for Access’ programs and services
  • Enhancing Strategy for Access’ public image
  • Assessing its own performance as the governing body of Strategy for Access Foundation NFP

BOARD EXPECTATIONS

  • Know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs
  • Faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements
  • Serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for Strategy for Access to advance its mission
  • Leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve Strategy for Access’ mission
  • Give a meaningful personal financial donation
  • Help identify personal connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising and reputational standing, and can influence public policy
  • Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings
  • Participate fully in one or more committees
  • Follow the organization’s bylaws, policies, and board resolutions
  • Sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year if necessary
  • Maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of Strategy for Access

Application for Strategy for Access Board Membership:

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Location

Chicago, IL 60615

Contact

(312) 650-9256
fun@fun4thedisabled.com

Hours

M - F : 8am–5pm

Sat : 11am–6pm

Sun : Closed