As charities and non-profit organisations continue to navigate a rapidly changing landscape, having a diverse and effective board of trustees is more important than ever. However, achieving board diversity can be a challenge, with many charities struggling to attract and retain trustees with diverse backgrounds and skillsets.
That’s where SNAP comes in. Trustees Unlimited’s intelligent matching service for trustees and charities is helping organisations achieve greater diversity on their boards by connecting them with a pool of highly skilled and diverse candidates.
Through the use of advanced algorithms and data analytics, SNAP is able to match charities with trustees who possess the specific skills and expertise needed to help their organisation succeed. This ensures that charities are not just selecting trustees based on their personal networks or recommendations but are instead accessing a diverse range of candidates from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.
By diversifying their board of trustees, charities can benefit from a range of perspectives, insights, and ideas that can help them navigate complex challenges and seize new opportunities. Studies have shown that diverse boards are more effective at decision-making and problem-solving and are better able to understand and respond to the needs of the communities they serve.
But diversity is not just a box-ticking exercise. It’s important that charities also create an inclusive culture that values and respects the contributions of all trustees, regardless of their background or experience. Trustees Unlimited can help charities achieve this by providing ongoing support and guidance for both trustees and charities, ensuring that everyone involved in the board is set up for success.
In a time when charities are facing unprecedented challenges and uncertainties, having a diverse and effective board of trustees is more important than ever. With SNAP, Trustees Unlimited is helping charities achieve greater diversity and inclusivity on their boards, paving the way for a brighter and more sustainable future for the sector.
“The SNAP service did a great job or matching my experience and interests and I received a number of interesting opportunities, achieving success and securing a role supporting a cancer charity as a Finance trustee.”