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Nonprofit Board 101 (in-person) no-cost
Lansing Area Safety Council - Training Room
809 Center Street
Lansing, MI 48906

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Tuesday, June 27, 2023, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
Category: Board Governance Events


Nonprofit Board 101
Effective board governance is critical for the success and sustainability of nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit boards take on the deeply important task of ensuring the health of the organization by providing direction to the Executive Director. With such an ask, it’s important to ensure that board members are highly knowledgeable in understanding their legal duties to the organization in addition to the core components of what leadership they will bring while steering the organization into long-term success. In this condensed workshop, we’ll review the basics of board governance.

During the workshop, participants will learn:

  • The three legal duties of a nonprofit board member overview
  • An overview of the 10 basic responsibilities of a nonprofit board
  • The difference between a working board and a governing board
  • At least one “better practice” actionable to implement into their own board governance practices

Designed for –
It doesn't matter if you have served on a board for years or if you are serving on a board for the first time, this workshop will help you with whatever stage of board development you are at within your organization.
This workshop is designed for current and prospective board members, nonprofit staff and executives, and anyone interested in nonprofit governance.

Cost: Free 
Location: Lansing Area Safety Council, 809 Center St., Lansing, MI - Training Room

Bring your Lunch and come Learn with us! Space is limited and Registration is required for us to prepare an accurate room setup. If you need any accommodations for accessibility, please describe them in the registration form so that we can ensure the best learning experience for you.   

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