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September 2017

The Declining Diversity of Nonprofit Boards and What to Do About It

September 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

This webinar is being hosted by Nonprofit Quarterly. According to Leading with Intent: 2017 National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices, board diversity has actually declined over the past two years. Some of the stagnancy may be explained by a disconnect between stated intent and action on the part of nonprofit leaders. Join us to explore this and other issues emanating from the research when NPQ hosts an exclusive webinar with Anne Wallestad, BoardSource’s CEO, and Vernetta Walker, BoardSource’s chief governance…

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Webinar 101: Be Bold! The Legal Rules for Advocacy that Every Nonprofit Should Know

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are the actions being taken by today’s policy makers consistent with or in conflict with your organization’s mission and positions? Either way, it is important for board leaders to engage in advocacy and educate policy makers, as well as the public, about their organization’s work. Join us to learn what kinds of advocacy activities you can legally engage in; join us to learn the rules.

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October 2017

Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting – October 2017: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 16 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until October 18, 2017

Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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To better meet the ongoing need for governance training among nonprofit organizations throughout the country, BoardSource has created the Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting. This three-day course is designed to heighten the skills and abilities of those who currently, or would like to, consult and train nonprofit boards of directors on governance issues.

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Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting – October 2017: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 17 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until October 18, 2017

Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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To better meet the ongoing need for governance training among nonprofit organizations throughout the country, BoardSource has created the Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting. This three-day course is designed to heighten the skills and abilities of those who currently, or would like to, consult and train nonprofit boards of directors on governance issues.

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Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting – October 2017: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until October 18, 2017

Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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To better meet the ongoing need for governance training among nonprofit organizations throughout the country, BoardSource has created the Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting. This three-day course is designed to heighten the skills and abilities of those who currently, or would like to, consult and train nonprofit boards of directors on governance issues.

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Certificate of Nonprofit Board Leadership for Board Officers: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Nonprofit board officers play an essential role in advancing the work of a nonprofit organization through their strong and effective leadership. In this session, we will explore the practice of transformative governance, including strategic board composition, effective board culture, and monitoring and embracing innovation.

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Leadership Certificate for Nonprofit Chief Executives: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Given their many responsibilities, it’s very important that chief executives work effectively and efficiently to build a constructive partnership with their boards. This training is designed to help you do just that by providing you with practical approaches to some of the most challenging aspects of the job.

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Purpose-Driven Practice: A Day of Learning and Sharing for BoardSource Consultant Members: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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$199

2017 has been a year of change for nonprofits — some actual, some proposed. This consultants-only day will help you help your clients navigate those changes. We’ll discuss consulting strategies and frameworks, trends and challenges, as we engage in networking, peer learning, and problem-solving — all in support of the purpose-driven work you do.

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The Board’s Role in Fundraising: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Free

Board leadership is critical to fundraising success. Is your board comfortable in its fundraising role? Do your members know the steps to successful fundraising and that is really not about asking for money? Do you know how to engage your board in fundraising? This interactive workshop will answer these questions and identify resources that help your board fulfill its fundraising responsibility.

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2017 BoardSource Leadership Forum

October 19 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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The BoardSource Leadership Forum is a conference focused on nonprofit leadership at the highest level – the board of directors. Every two years, we gather more than 800 board members, chief executives, staff, and nonprofit professionals for two days to discuss the newest thinking and best practices in nonprofit governance. Through plenary sessions, workshops, discussions, presentations, and networking events, our participants learn how to guide their organizations toward greater impact and mission fulfillment.

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