Board Service

Leaders in the nonprofit sector must be prepared to serve in different ways. Board members accepting this challenge seek to maximize the effectiveness of their tenure through knowledge gained in courses, conferences and workshops designed to support their learning.

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Best Boards Conference

The Best Boards Conference is an annual, one-day conference designed to help nonprofit board members and staff work together more effectively. Offered each spring, the program is valuable to both new and seasoned board members and nonprofit executives. The conference features sessions from experts in the field along with relevant, quality content to take back to participants' organization.

Board Chair Essentials

In this one-day course, gain a critical understanding of the chair’s role and expectations, discuss leadership challenges and become familiar with practical tools for success. Designed for board chair-elects, first-time board chairs and experienced chairs assuming the role at a different organization, this course helps you develop a personal plan to address challenges you may face in your new role.

Board Fundraising

This one-day course is designed for board members to learn about aspects of fundraising responsibilities including cultivation, solicitations, stewardship, evaluating development success, engaging consultants and best practices to oversee a fundraising operation.