Survey and Report

Hardy Smith’s work on creating effective board member relationships has been featured in leading publications, such as BoardSource, GuideStar, Nonprofit Business Advisor, Canadian Fundraising & Philanthropy, and Nonprofit World.

He’s the author of a comprehensive blog addressing nonprofit leadership and successful communication techniques, and has penned the survey and accompanying white paper, “Why Don’t Board Members Do What They’re Supposed to Do?” 

 Additional white papers include:

  • Turning Stress into Success for Frustrated Fundraisers
  • Understanding Personality Differences for More Effective Fundraising
  • Growing and Retaining Sponsor Relationships
  • Making Planning Pain-Free and Productive

Would you like one of these reports? Email Hardy at, tell him which publications you'd like, and he'll send them to you right away.


Hardy is a guest blogger for BoardSource, whose mission is to inspire and support excellence in nonprofit governance and board and staff leadership.
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