Food for Thought Online


Check back soon for upcoming Food for Thought dates and topics.

In the meantime, all board members are invited to CLICK HERE and register for a Food for Thought: Board Trustee Edition session. The program will be held weekly on Tuesdays at 4pm from September 15 -October 27. 

Food for Thought Board Trustee Edition


Food for Thought has been a wonderful forum to open the conversation for community engagement. We invite you to continue the conversation online during the COVID-19 pandemic to discuss topics that will help your nonprofit continue to operate, grow, and thrive during this crisis. For questions, contact info@chescocf.org or call (610) 696-8211.


Food For Thought Resources:

8/11: Learning from the Best: YMCA of Greater Brandywine

🎥 Recording of 8/11 session

7/21: Learning from the Best: Longwood Gardens

Longwood Reopening Plans

🎥 Recording of 7/21 session 

6/2: Pivoting your Mission in Turbulent Times

6/16: Return to Work Safety PowerPoint

6/9: BACK TO WORK: Reopening ChesCo Nonprofits Safely

6/2: Raising Revenues: Stewardship

5/26: Raising Revenues: Gifts & Grants

5/19: Raising Revenues: Events & Virtual Fundraising

5/12: Nonprofit Crisis Management: Fiscal Security

5/5: Nonprofit Crisis Management: Program, Service & Org Strategy Refinement

4/28: Nonprofit Crisis Management: Crisis Communications

4/28: Nonprofit Crisis Management: Survey Result

For live results visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/stories/SM-83VLV3B9/

Nonprofit Crisis Management: A Checklist docx.

Nonprofit Crisis Management: A Checklist pdf


Older Board Resources from 2019-2020: 

Nonprofit Board Fundraising

Creating Strong Board-Staff Partnerships

Board Best Practice Examples & Templates

January 2020 Topic: What??? You Want Me to Fundraise TOO?

February 2020 Topic: Board Legal Duties & Avoiding Liability


Additional Resources:

Tough Times Call for Tough Action


Additional COVID-19 resources