Training Calendar for the Battle Creek Community

Did you know The Miller Foundation hosts FREE Board training events each year. These learning sessions are open to any current Battle Creek Community member, Battle Creek non-profit leadership, board members, staff members or volunteers that directly serve the Battle Creek MI community, including having staff or office space in Battle Creek. 

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Each training is offered at two different times and features different topics from board governance basics to specialized areas such as finance and fundraising.


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The Miller Foundation tracks participation and rewards organizations for attendance. Attendance will be taken at each event. Each participant must be registered and attend in order to obtain participation credit for your organization and a minimum 48 hour cancellation is required. 

Title:  Legal and Ethical Governance
Date: October 29th, 2024  (2 time choices)
AM Option: 9 AM to 11:30 AM (US and Canada) HYBRID on Zoom and
In-person: 310 Wahwahtaysee Way, Battle Creek, MI 49015

PM Option: or 4:00 PM -  6:30 PM on Zoom


This session will explore the complex landscape of legal and ethical board governance structures, including how to govern through a trauma informed lens.  Whether you are a seasoned board member or new to nonprofit governance, this workshop offers valuable insights and practical tools to enhance your effectiveness as a steward of your organization.  We'll examine the principles of ethical leadership and integrity in nonprofit governance and discover how to cultivate a culture of transparency, accountability, and trust within your organizations.  We'll identify common legal pitfalls and compliance challenges facing nonprofits and gain practical insights into risk mitigation strategies and compliance protocols. 

This workshop will provide participants with the following:

  • Actions to mitigate risks
  • Steps to incorporate ethical decision making
  • Definition and examples of trauma informed governance
  • Case studies and interactive discussions

 Participants will create a list of high priority governance tasks that should be completed in the next 12 months.

   Register Here for the AM Session                            Register Here for the PM Session   

Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the meeting if you are unable to attend.  These workshops are offered at no-cost and “No-Shows” may affect the ability of organizations to participate in future events.
If you need assistance with a cancellation or a change in your registration please email [email protected] or call our office at 517-796-4750 ext.1

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 Please see the Nonprofit Network event calendar and online courses for all we have to offer or if you do not live in or serve the Battle Creek, MI community.