Ideal for potential, new and current board members

This one-day course provides a complete overview of the board member’s role, fully explaining the expectations and responsibilities of a nonprofit board. It’s an informative way to initiate new members, to strengthen commitment and understanding for current members, and to learn more for those thinking about joining a board.

The course covers the role of a nonprofit board in:

  • Governing the organization
  • Ensuring that the organization has sufficient funds to carry out its mission and how to provide proper oversight with respect to the expenditure of those funds
  • Evaluating and compensating the CEO
  • Assessing risk with respect to the organization’s operations
  • Planning for the future of the organization, and more

This all-day course is taught by professionals with expertise in the running of nonprofit organizations, including:

  • Lawyers who work with nonprofit organizations
  • Certified public accountants that specialize in nonprofit accounting
  • Fundraising professionals and
  • Nonprofit executives who have many years of experience in strategic planning

The course is designed for individuals who are thinking of or have recently joined a nonprofit board and existing board members who wish to enhance their skills as directors.

Board Basics A to Z fee: $65 per participant*
Group discount: 3 or more board members from the same organization –  $45 each participant

September 28, 2019
8:30am to 3:30pm
D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center
901 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

This event is SOLD OUT! Please keep an eye out for our next offering in early 2020. 

*Looking to join a board? The Center’s Board Match program can help you find the right one. When you apply to Board Match, the fee for Board Basics is already included.