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October 2017

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

October 18, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm PDT
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, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
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, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm PDT
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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November 2017

Webinar 101: Finding the Elusive CPI + 5% Investment Return

November 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

For most nonprofits striving to meet a 7 to 8 percent total return in this low-return investment environment, a traditional investment portfolio and investment management approach isn’t cutting it. Join Russell Investments to learn about the fundamental building blocks required to pursue CPI + 5% and other dynamic portfolio management strategies.

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Board Management E-learning Workshop 

November 14, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Free

Understanding Programs: A Great Unrecognized Correlate to Board Excellence — What You Should Do About It

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Webinar 101: Growing the Board-Staff Partnership

November 16, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

We know having a strong board-staff partnership is critically important to the success of a nonprofit, but, unfortunately, it’s often more easily said than done. This webinar is designed to help you build and grow a strong partnership.

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How To Address Your Nonprofit’s Board Diversity

November 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Free

Earlier in this webinar series, we delved into the diversity findings from BoardSource’s 2017 report Leading with Intent, which highlighted that not only has board diversity declined, but that this is unlikely to change given that boards aren’t prioritizing demographics when recruiting even after nonprofits express dissatisfaction with their boards’ diversity. In Part 2, we will dive into questions raised from that earlier session including...

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Webinar 201: Succession Planning: A Roadmap for the Changes to Come

November 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Leadership transition represents the most vulnerable point in the evolution of any nonprofit. Succession planning ensures the changes to come will be strategic and conducive to your success. Join us to learn of methods used to prepare for leadership transition.

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December 2017

Webinar: Objectively Evaluating Your Nonprofit’s Investment Advisor

December 5, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Are you looking for ways to evaluate the effectiveness of your investment advisor? For some organizations, a “Blended Policy Benchmark” is the answer. Join us to learn more in this first of four webinars.

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Executive Retreat 2017: Coming Together to Discover, Collaborate, and Learn

December 8, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until December 8, 2017

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort, 23 Ocean Ln
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 United States
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$2,700

Meet and connect with other nonprofit chief executives from throughout the country and sector to discuss the unique challenges of the chief executive role and what it takes to strengthen the leadership partnership between you and your board. This course encourages self-reflection and provides a “safe” place for sharing and learning.

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