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.

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Board Member Boot Camp 2021 Applications are Open! 

Click here to apply for CFW Board Boot Camp 2021!

Alternatively, bring the program to your office! Read about the Board Boot Camp EXPRESS program.

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

Special thanks to American Express, the Polk Bros. Foundation and Grant Thornton LLP for supporting this program.