Connecting Talent to Social Good
We connect a diverse network of talented professionals to nonprofit board service opportunities.
We envision a world where every business and community leader finds purpose by lending their skills and passions to high-impact, value-aligned nonprofits working to create a more just, vibrant, and equitable world.
Who We Serve
We work at the intersection of nonprofits and corporations to recruit and inspire professionals to use their talents for social good.
Partner with us to find and recruit skilled and passion-aligned board candidates who are ready and prepared to be effective board members.Learn More
Find out how easy it is for your HR/Talent and Corporate Social Responsibility teams to offer robust board placement and training programming that works with your internal culture and goals.Learn More
Leverage our comprehensive suite of resources and training as you find a values-aligned nonprofit board through our BoardLead matching and placement program.Learn More
Discover how you can provide robust board recruitment and governance training support to the grantee organizations that you fund.Learn More
Board Members Elected
We partner with Fortune 500 companies and global professional services firms to recruit, place, train, and support professionals for high-impact nonprofit board service.
Trained for High-impact Governance
Through BoardLearn — virtual governance training suite – board members have access to ongoing resources that help them start strong and grow their governance and leadership skills over time.
We understand the difficulties and rewards of finding candidates that are ready to serve. Our board matching program empowers nonprofits eager to develop and grow their board of directors with the right candidates.
Serve in a Leadership Positions Within One Year
Our candidates elected to boards ascend to leadership positions within the first year due to proven competence from day one, the high-impact use of their valuable skills, and their generous giving and fundraising efforts.
Each year, our elected BoardLeaders contribute $4.5M and fundraise $17M for the organizations they serve. The average give/get outcome for our BoardLeaders in their first year is $13,100.
BoardLeaders Who Self-Identify as Professionals of Color
Thanks to our corporate and strategic partnerships, a majority of our elected candidates identify as professionals of color - more than twice the national average for nonprofit boards.
We are so honored and excited to be part of BoardLead again this year. This program has been integral to our success as an organization and our ability to change and save lives in Houston. Truly, without the amazing Board members BoardLead has cultivated for us, I don't know where we would be."
When you start serving on a board, you become so much more aware and smarter about the possibilities around you and how to seize them... I truly believe the more I lean into this opportunity, the more I can get out of it.
As a former immigrant herself from Ethiopia/Eritrea during high school, Sewit Bocresion has brought wonderful insights as a Program Committee co-chair to our work. Heart House is a Dallas nonprofit that provides safety, education, and opportunity to young refugee children, helping them move from chaos to calm. Sewit deeply understands how education can help and shares that in her program leadership role. In addition, she is particularly effective at doing her board homework, listening, and asking thoughtful questions as part of our board meeting dialogues.
We feel like the BoardLead process was a smashing success! We were introduced to a great match for us, who brings specialized knowledge, energy, and curiosity about our work and our program. The process also introduced us to a company with which we'd previously had no connection. We are grateful to BoardLead for this great matchmaking!
I was SO impressed by my BoardLead experience—the team offered so much support and guidance as I approached my first ever Board position, which is something I had been dreaming about for awhile. The process was both rigorous and accessible—a perfect balance. The training and guidance provided is also extremely valuable for a first-time Board member. This placement was really life & career changing for me, and I couldn't be more grateful!
Trinity Thorpe-Lubneuski has been a wonderful addition to our board. She has been a very active board member, attending multiple events and giving feedback when appropriate. The biggest contribution has been our increased partnership with Comcast since she joined Concilio, including helping our organization become a Lift Zone Center to provide free wifi connectivity to our community. We have also been able to provide over 300 laptops to our families since Trinity joined our board. Overall, it has been a great experience and we continue to enjoy her presence as a board member of Concilio.
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We partner with Fortune 500 companies and global professional services firms in the US, the UK, and beyond.
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