What does it take to become a stand-out nonprofit board member? Whether it’s your first time on a board or you’re a veteran looking to hone your skills, this 4-part course has something to teach everyone. The training dives into everything from governance to diversity, equity, and inclusion and so much more. Enrollment closes March 19th | Full Series Cost: $500. Click Register button below to learn about available scholarships.


Board Membership & Governance

Thursday, March 21 Covers the critical aspects of nonprofit boards with a panel of nonprofit professionals and board members sharing their advice and most challenging experiences to give you an overview of what it really means to join a nonprofit board.

Nonprofit Fundraising 101

Thursday, March 28 Dive into one of the most important aspects of board membership: fundraising! We’ll learn how to do it effectively, as well as gain insight from a leading development pro about what they look for in a board member.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Thursday, April 4 We’ll learn how to become a force for racial justice in your organization – exploring what diversity, equity, and inclusion really mean, how you can bring this lens to your board work and several common issues that get in the way of DEI strategies.

Nuts & Bolts: Nonprofit Finance

Thursday, April 11 In this session we get into the nitty-gritty of nonprofit finance and topics, including D&O insurance, the 990 form, and what a healthy nonprofit budget looks like.

Board Connection Platform

United Way’s Board Connection platform provides a critical resource to the Greater Boston community, connecting mission-driven individuals and local nonprofits to form long-lasting partnerships.

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Board Connection sponsorship is a meaningful way to advance your DEI goals, provide professional development opportunities for employees, and deepen your commitment to the communities where you do business.