"The information I learned in Board Basics really helped me in deciding on which board I wanted to serve, what to look for and my legal responsibilities. I highly recommend it."
VP at UMB Financial Corporation
Great boards make for great nonprofits. These programs develop leaders serving on boards, as well as strengthen the relationship between board and organization management. With programming ranging from basic board structure to strategic planning, your board and ultimately your nonprofit can work together for a greater impact.
Upcoming Programs for Board Members
Browse our full Programs Calendar for all upcoming Nonprofit Connect programs.
Custom Training for Boards
Did you know that Nonprofit Connect can bring board development training to you? As a leader in nonprofit capacity building in Kansas City, our customizable training programs can help you strengthen your board and meet your goals. Learn more here.
Signature Board Development Programs
Nonprofit Board Basics
This training provides new and aspiring board members an understanding of their role within the organization, an introduction to nonprofit governance concepts and a structure to ensure board viability. This is offered 2x per year.
The Board's Critical Role in Fundraising
One of our most popular programs, this interactive session explores nonprofit fundraising and the critically important role board members and other volunteers play in raising money to sustain nonprofits. This is offered on demand and as a customized training.
Board Recruitment Reconsidered
Learn to leverage best practices and discover innovative strategies to develop an engaged and effective board of directors. This is offered on demand and as a customized training.
Building a High Impact Board
Executive Directors and board members receive training on the realities and challenges inherent in nonprofit board governance, as well as tools to enhance and improve board performance. Separate workshops are offered for nonprofit executives and board members. This is offered on demand and as a customized training.
Board Chair Boot Camp
Nonprofit Connect's signature intensive for board chairs focuses on effective leadership and governance. Participants attain a solid grasp of skills and behaviors needed to accomplish the strategic goals of the organization. This is offered once per year, typically in December.