Finding the truth behind commonly used NFP phrases |
Welcomes diversity/seeks diverse leadership
You will be the first and/or only person of colour on our board/staff/whateverEngaged board
The board will micromanage all of the things that don’t matter, like which shade of grey the supply room should be painted, but will disappear when something important, like fundraising, needs to be done.

We have long-standing relationships with many community partners
We did a one-time, limited-duration grant project with that agency once many years ago, but keep putting their names down as a community partner.

And there’s more where this came from