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Board Member Connect
LinkedIn Board Member Connect (BMC) is a program that helps nonprofit leaders
find high quality board members. It is estimated that two million nonprofit board
seats need to be filled annually in the US. 78% of professionals are interested in
joining a nonprofit board. LinkedIn Board Member Connect exists to bring these
With BMC You Get…
1. Free access to a Talent Finder account ($1,000 value)
Amplify your ability to search and to reach out to your
board's extended network.
2. Exclusive LinkedIn educational webcasts
Let LinkedIn experts guide you through an interactive
3. Membership to the Board MemberConnect group
Access exclusive content and a powerfully connected
nonprofit peer network.
4 Easy Steps to Find a Professional
1. Decide what you’re looking for
What skills, knowledge, and relationships does your board
2. Search your network (example to the right)
Set those needs as search criteria in LinkedIn’s Advanced
3. Connect and build relationships
Send an InMail to interesting first degree connections, and
ask for introductions to your second degree connections
who appear to be strong board candidates
4. Screen candidates
Board Member Connect is a search tool, not a screening
tool.You should continue with your normal vetting process.
Tips at www.boardsource.org
Learn more about BMC at nonprofit.linkedin.com