SPRING 2022 CURRICULUM
The 2022 season will be conducted virtually. The bi-weekly format includes one mandatory hands-on participatory session and one recorded webinar that can be viewed anytime.
SET THE STAGE
The program kicks off through an exploration of nonprofit structure and board governance and onboarding. Dive deeper into individual board roles and the board-executive relationship. A panel of nonprofit arts + culture leaders round out an introduction to board expectations.
January 11, 8:00AM – 10:30AM
January 13, 6:00PM – 7:00PM | Recorded Webinar Available On Demand
MANAGE THE BIG PICTURE
Identify effective organizational missions, visions, and values and hone in on the board’s role in strategic development. Understand the board’s responsibility in evaluating programs, board members, and the executive director.
January 18, 8:00AM – 10:30AM
Optional Cohort Networking Meet-Up (Cohort Only) January 19, 12:00PM – 1:00PM
January 20, 6:00PM– 7:00PM | Recorded Webinar Available On Demand
LEVERAGE YOUR PRESENCE
Build a toolkit on how to take the lead when entering and navigating new organizational cultures and board dynamics. Learn how to be an organizational representative who can successfully weave community engagement strategies before pivoting into board legal and fiduciary responsibilities.
January 25, 8:00AM – 10:30AM
January 27, 6:00PM – 7:00PM | Recorded Webinar Available On Demand
MAXIMIZE YOUR NETWORK
Master nonprofit funding streams and models to identify areas of growth. Embrace fundraising responsibilities through new perspectives while practicing the ask, followed by an in-depth review of board financial management.
February 1, 8:00AM – 10:30AM
February 3, 6:00PM – 7:00PM | Recorded Webinar Available On Demand
LEAN INTO CHANGE
Investigate diversity, equity, inclusion, and access as it relates to board leadership and recruitment. Know the signs of whether an organization is actively working toward meaningful growth and think critically on the effects of diversifying a board.
February 8, 8:00AM – 10:30AM
Optional Alumni Networking Meet-Up February 9, 4:00PM – 5:00PM
February 10, 6:00PM – 7:00PM | Recorded Webinar Available On Demand
February | Match and introduce participants to organizations
April 27, 9:00AM – 10:00AM | Cohort check-in and update
June | Individual cohort check-in and update