Upcoming Events

Summary

Board management and engagement are critical for successful, sustainable nonprofits. Yet for many nonprofits, especially smaller organizations, their boards may lack the policies, structures, and culture needed to be effective. Join us to learn about what a nonprofit board should and shouldn’t be doing, how to create the right structures and policies to drive engagement, and how to institutionalize a stronger board culture.

Cost

Free for DCNP members, $10 for non-members

Presenter

Matthew Gayer, Co-Executive Director – Catalogue for Philanthropy in Washington, D.C.

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This training is a component of a 3-part series on board governance:

  1. August 5, 9-10am: Essential Elements for Nonprofit Boards
  2. August 12, 9-10am: Recruiting & Engaging Board Members
  3. August 19, 9-10am: Running Better Board Meetings

Sessions are ideal for new board members or seasoned members of the board seeking a refresher. Executive Directors are also encouraged to attend – all are welcome!

August 5, 2021

Essential Elements for Nonprofit Boards

Summary Board management and engagement are critical for successful, sustainable nonprofits. Yet for many nonprofits, especially smaller organizations, their boards may lack the policies, structures, and […]
January 22, 2020

Essential Elements for Nonprofit Board Members

Summary It’s a new year, do you have new board members? If so, bring them along to this session where we’ll discuss the essential roles and […]
January 22, 2019

Essential Elements for Nonprofit Boards

Summary It’s a new year, do you have new board members? If so, bring them along to this session where we’ll discuss the essential roles and […]
October 24, 2018

CLA Training: Strategic Leadership for Nonprofit Staff & Boards

Summary One of the fundamental challenges that nonprofit staff and boards have is that they must provide strategic leadership and planning to set the direction for […]