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Non-Profit Governance

Board 101: A First View

This two-hour workshop offers a first look at becoming a board member for a charity or non-profit organization. The workshop is the first of three which examine the roles and responsibilities of board members and the characteristics of effective boards. This workshop invites you to a conversation about what is asked of you as a board member. Participants will develop confidence and understand how they can make an effective contribution to the board of an organization.

Instructor: Rose Anne Leonard
Cost: Members – $75.00 Non-Members - $125.00

Click here to register Wednesday, September 20, 2017. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 


Board 201 – A complete look at being on a Board of Directors

Whether you are currently on a Board of Directors with a not for profit or charitable organization or you’re seeking a position on a Board, this is the one “must-take workshop” for ensuring effective leadership and accountability. Effective governance is a crucial element of an organization's success. During this full-day workshop, you will learn about governance and board structures, and practical ways to contribute effectively to your board.

Instructor: Rose Anne Leonard
Cost: Members – $160.00 Non-Members - $260.00

Click here to register Saturday, October 28, 2017. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Board 301 – Board Panel and Networking Session

Come out and network with other board members in our city, and hear a panel of directors from different types and sizes of boards share their stories and insights into good governance

Instructor: Rose Anne Leonard
Cost: Members – $75.00 Non-Members - $125.00

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How to Read Financial Statements

Working in the not-for-profit sector, we are constantly being challenged to do more with less, to reach more stakeholders and vulnerable people while funding sources are drying up. This means we have to get really good at monitoring our finances. This workshop will teach you how to read your organization's balance statement and apply some basic health metrics, how to read your income statement and complete variance analysis, how to interpret your statement of cash flows, what your auditors will be looking for, and more. You will leave with the skills to monitor the financial health of your organization. This seminar is suitable for both executive directors and board members.

Instructor: Procope Consulting
Cost: Members – $75.00 Non-Members - $125.00

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Is Social Enterprise your Solution? A Board Orientation

With mounting pressure to do more with less, nonprofit leaders are increasingly being challenged to diversify their revenue streams through the creation of social enterprise ventures. Earned-income opportunities have the potential to support complex social, economic and environmental objectives while also generating profit to support operational sustainability. Are you an Executive Director or part of a Board of Directors who is considering what it would take to develop and/or operate a social enterprise for your nonprofit or charitable organization? If yes, then this workshop is suited for you.

Instructor: CSED
Cost: Members - $75.00 Non-Members - $125.00

Click here to register Wednesday, October 18, 2017. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.