August Series: Board Governance

Nonprofit New York is excited to welcome our nonprofit community for our second in-person workshop series of 2024. Join fellow nonprofit leaders for Elevate and Innovate - An Intensive 3-day Board Governance Workshop. Designed for current board members and executive directors, this immersive experience will provide the information and inspiration needed to create a well-structured, engaged, strategic, and purpose-driven board. Gain the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to enhance your board's effectiveness and ensure it is more fully aligned with your organization’s mission and vision.

What to Expect:

Effective governance is critical to the success and sustainability of any organization.

Through a mix of expert-led presentations, interactive discussions, and hands-on exercises, our workshop series addresses the challenges of contemporary board governance and the potential impact of boards that are focused on the right questions.

Location and Schedule:

  • Dates: August 5 - 7th
  • Location: Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice
  • Daily Schedule: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (breakfast provided)
Day 1: Foundations of Board Governance Day 2: Building the Board you need for these times Day 3: Building a Purpose-Driven Board
  • Key Governance Provisions from New York’s Non-Profit Revitalization Act
  • Understanding Legal and Fiduciary Duties
  • Tax Considerations
  • Checklist of Annual Board Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Risk Management Best Practices
  • Effective Board Recruitment
  • Succession Planning
  • Moving beyond service provision: What your Board needs to know about advocacy and civic engagement
  • Understand the Purpose-Driven Model
  • Transforming your Board
  • Structuring Meetings for Generative Discussion
  • Creating Opportunities for Meaningful Connection


Nonprofit New York Member Not -Yet Member Pricing
Early Bird: Purchase tickets by July 8th
Standard Registration: July 9 - August 1*

Not a member? Nonprofit New York members receive discounted tickets to many of our offerings. Join/Renew or learn more about benefits.

*Ticket sales close August 1. This workshop series has limited capacity.

Thank you for being a valued member of our nonprofit community. We look forward to seeing you at our workshops!
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