Board Member Boot Camp Trainings

Training for individuals and groups.

Decide which option is best for you to learn how to serve effectively as a nonprofit board member.

Board Member Boot Camp

Board Member Boot Camp is a comprehensive, interactive, multi-day training for individuals interested in nonprofit board service; inclusive of networking/connection with organizations recruiting for board members. Participants will gain skills in topics such as board roles and responsibilities, understanding nonprofit financials, and fundraising basics through workshops, activities, and panel discussions with current nonprofit board members. In addition to learning about board roles, Board Member Boot Camp participants will engage in conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion in board development. This training is designed for individuals with limited or no experience on nonprofit boards. The program is open to all. Women-identified people are especially encouraged to apply. Learn More

Board Member Boot Camp EXPRESS

Board Member Boot Camp EXPRESS is custom training for employee groups and associations that encourage civic engagement among their employees and members. While there is certainly a need for great leaders to govern Chicago’s nonprofit organizations, engaging in board service also offers multiple advantages and opportunities to those seeking personal and/or professional growth. Through board service, you will expand your network, strengthen your personal profile, sharpen your business acumen, and enhance your project and team management skills. Learn More