Board Member Boot Camp

Become an Effective Nonprofit Board Member

Training the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders

Want to serve on a nonprofit board?

Unclear of the role of a board member?

Not sure how to find the right board?

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.


Session Dates

Saturday, September 10th and September 24th, 2022 

10:00 am  - 2:00 pm CST


Virtual Networking Session

September 28th, 2022 5:30 - 7:30 pm CST


The cost to attend is $200

Space is limited, scholarship opportunities are available.

Click here to apply for CFW Board Boot Camp 2022!

Questions about Board Member Boot Camp? Email Marline Johnson, Program Officer,