Are you new to nonprofit leadership or taking on a new leadership role?
An important first step to making sure you have the knowledge and skills necessary to make an immediate and sustained contribution to your nonprofit organization, is to take a BoardSource Leadership Certificate program.
BoardSource offers the following certificate programs on-demand or through a limited number of in-person programs (choices vary by program topic and are highlighted below).
Certificate of Nonprofit Board Education
Available on-demand only
Updated version coming soon!
BoardSource’s board education program is for new and potential board members; staff and consultants who are new to working with a board; and others who want to understand the major building blocks of an effective board. All participants receive a copy of the Governance Series to supplement the training on fundamental nonprofit governance concepts, which includes board structure and practices, the roles and responsibilities of board members, and financial and legal oversight.
Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting
To better meet the ongoing need for governance training among nonprofit organizations, BoardSource created the Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting. This intense three-day course is designed for nonprofit consulting professionals and for those currently pursuing a career in consulting. All participants receive copies of Board Fundamentals, Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards, and The Source to supplement the in-person training.