SHELTON: Boards in Gear

"This workshop was very empowering and gave me the confidence to make big changes."

- Participant in Bellingham

 
Boards play an important role in the success of any organization. They move forward an organization’s mission, and they steward the assets and relationships of that organization to keep it out of harm. Strengthening the practice of nonprofit boards within a community will lead to more effective and sustainable results as that community addresses poverty, education, the environment and other critical issues.
 

This interactive, hands-on workshop will cover board responsibilities, operations, development, fundraising, and advocacy. It is based on the Boards in Gear resources developed in partnership with some of our state’s leading board experts. You will leave with concrete action steps, tools, and connections.Strengthening the practice of nonprofit boards within a community will lead to more effective and sustainable results as that community addresses poverty, education, the environment and other critical issues.

boards in gear 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This workshop is designed for board members and the people who work with them, namely executive directors and program staff. It offers ideas for new board members and those who have served for a long time. It is appropriate for organizations of all sizes, whether they have staff or not.

About the Presenter

Nancy Bacon, Washington Nonprofits

Nancy leads the development and implementation of Washington Nonprofits’ professional development programs. Nancy received a B.A. in Economics and German Literature from Swarthmore College and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Affairs. She created and directed the World Affairs Council’s award-winning Global Classroom program and has worked with a range of small organizations as they developed their capacity and community to better serve their mission.

 

  • When

  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Pacific Time

  • Where

  • Mason PUD 3
    2621 E Johns Prairie Rd.
    Shelton, WA 98584
    USA

Thank You to Our Partners

Presented by Washington Nonprofits in partnership with the Office of the Secretary of State and the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound.

WN-logo-web-headerOSOSCommunity Foundation of South Puget Sound


 

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