SET THE STAGE
Meet your cohort in person while laying the groundwork with nonprofit structure, governance and board-staff roles. Frame your program learnings through a diversity, equity and inclusion lens before diving deep into board legal and fiduciary responsibilities.
Tuesday, January 10 | 9:00AM – 12:00AM | In-Person Participatory Session*
Thursday, January 12 | 3:30PM – 5:00PM | Virtual Recorded Webinar
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, and how to plan for transitions through succession planning.
Tuesday, January 17 | 8:00AM – 10:00AM | Virtual Participatory Session*
Thursday, January 19 | 3:30PM – 5:00PM | Virtual Recorded Webinar
AVENUES OF SUPPORT AND ACCOUNTABILTY
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.
Tuesday, January 24 | 8:00AM – 10:00AM | Virtual Participatory Session*
Thursday, January 26 | 3:30PM – 5:00PM | Virtual Recorded Webinar
LEVERAGE YOUR PRESENCE AND NETWORK
Build a toolkit on how to enter and navigate new organizational cultures and board dynamics and how to be a successful organizational representative. Think critically on the effects of the diversifying a board through board recruitment and retention strategies.
Tuesday, January 31 | 8:00AM – 10:00AM | Virtual Participatory Session*
Thursday, February 2 | 3:30PM – 5:00PM | Virtual Recorded Webinar
INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE IMPACT
Learn how to engage thoughtfully with the communities your organization serves. Circle back to diversity, equity and inclusion as it relates to board leadership and know the signs of whether an organization is actively working toward meaningful growth. And finally, feel confident in identifying the ways your unique skillset and background can contribute to an organization.
Friday, February 10
12:00PM – 5:00PM | In-person Participatory Session
5:00PM – 7:00PM | In-person Alumni Reception
February | Match and introduce participants to organizations
Wednesday, April 26
9:30AM– 10:30AM | Cohort check-in and update