Nonprofit Board Training

Training for Nonprofit Boards

Education and training for nonprofit boards make them more effective.

Why? One of the best things about nonprofits is that anyone can be on their board. One of the worst things about nonprofits is that anyone can be on their board. What make the difference? Their level of training and education.

Effective boards get education and training on their duties and responsibilities. They learn that their job starts with setting the mission and addressing strategic concerns. They find that they hold the legal and financial accountability. Educated boards know that their membership is more than a name on a page and a face at the event. It's a public trust.

While just about every video, podcast, eBook and worksheet on Nonprofit.Courses can serve as education for your board, below you can find specific content that speaks directly to every board member, from the grassroots community group, to the international NGO.

Don't forget to check out Nonprofit Board Training: The Ultimate Guide [& Resources] and the Nonprofit.Courses Select course on Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development

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Boards Behaving Badly – a Nonprofit.Courses Blog

In Boards Behaving Badly, Priscilla Rosenwald, uses her 30 years of nonprofit recruiting experience to take a serious (and sometimes ...
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Get Your Board Members to Give 100% – Ask the Fundraising Expert

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / 2 minutes / FREE See: Get Your Board Members ...
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How to Increase Nonprofit Board Engagement, by Boardable doc

How to Increase Nonprofit Board Engagement is FREE courtesy of Boardable Get: How to Increase Nonprofit Board Engagement Is your ...
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Nonprofit Committee Magic – How to Improve Board Structure – Boardable Webinar

Nonprofit Committee Magic – How to Improve Board Structure – Boardable Webinar is FREE courtesy of Boardable 1 Lesson / ...
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Blog Summary Nonprofit Board Roles & Responsibilties, by Supporting World Hope

Blog Summary Nonprofit Board Roles & Responsibilties is FREE courtesy of Supporting World Hope 1 Lesson / 10 Minutes / ...
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How to be the Leader Your Nonprofit Needs Now, by Bloomerang

How to be the Leader Your Nonprofit Needs Now is FREE courtesy of Bloomerang 1 Lesson / 64 Minutes / ...
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Be the Best Board Member You Can Be, by Linda Lysakowski

Be the Best Board Member You Can Be is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski See: Be the Best Board Member ...
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Blog Summary: Are You Tired of a Board That is Not Engaged? You’ll Love This…, by Supporting World Hope

Blog Summary: Are You Tired of a Board That is Not Engaged? You’ll Love This… is FREE courtesy of Supporting ...
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Building Organizational Capacity for Greater Impact

Brought to you FREE courtesy of The Databank 1 Lesson / 50 minutes / FREE See Webinar: Building Organizational Capacity ...
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Capacity Building for the Board/Executive Team

This course brought to you by The Auerbach Global-Impact Foundation Custom Course: $1725 for a half day workshop Learn more ...
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Simplify: Planned Giving and your Board

Simplify: Planned Giving and your Board

Brought to you FREE courtesy Joe Tumolo 1 Lesson / 40 minutes / FREE This webinar provides easy-to-use tips and ...
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CARES Act April 2020 – What Nonprofits Need to Know, by Boardable

Boardable Webinar: CARES Act April 2020 – What Nonprofits Need to Know is FREE courtesy of Boardable 1 Lesson / ...
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Recruiting and Building a Strong and Effective Nonprofit Board, by Bloomerang

Recruiting and Building a Strong and Effective Nonprofit Board is FREE courtesy of Bloomerang 1 Lesson / 61 Minutes / ...
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Change Your Board into a Fundraising Powerhouse, by Supporting World Hope

Change Your Board into a Fundraising Powerhouse is FREE courtesy of Supporting World Hope 1 Lesson / 65 Minutes / ...
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How to Use the Agenda to Keep Meetings Flowing, by Robert’s Rules Made Simple

How to Use the Agenda to Keep Meetings Flowing is FREE courtesy of Robert’s Rules Made Simple 1 Lesson / ...
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Governance 101, by The Board Doctor

Governance 101 is a Premium Course brought to you by The Board Doctor Get: Governance 101 You are all volunteers ...
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Blog Summary How to Turn Your Board in to Fundraisers, by Supporting World Hope

Blog Summary How to Turn Your Board in to Fundraisers is FREE courtesy of Supporting World Hope 1 Lesson / ...
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Being a Connected Leader

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Dr. Victoria Boyd & The Philantrepreneur Foundation 1 Lesson / FREE / 22 minutes ...
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How to Energize your Bored Board Engagement Towards Fundraising, by Supporting World Hope

How to Energize your Bored Board Engagement Towards Fundraising is FREE courtesy of Supporting World Hope 1 Lesson / 23 ...
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Online Graduate Class in Volunteer Management

Volunteer Management: MSP-664, This course focuses on the life cycle of volunteers, including how to effectively motivate, reward and retain ...
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5 way to showcase your board and community connections, by Supporting World Hope

5 way to showcase your board and community connections is FREE courtesy of Supporting World Hope 1 Lesson / 2 ...
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3 Keys to Motivate Board Members to Fundraise, by Supporting World Hope

3 Keys to Motivate Board Members to Fundraise is FREE courtesy of Supporting World Hope 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes ...
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Why won’t my Board fundraise?, by Uplifting Nonprofits

Why won’t my Board fundraise? is FREE courtesy of Uplifting Nonprofits 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE Frame the ...
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Teams, Leagues and Governing Bodies-Main Stage-Sports Philanthropy World 2020, by Sports Philanthropy Network

Teams, Leagues and Governing Bodies-Main Stage-Sports Philanthropy World 2020 is FREE brought to you by Sports Philanthropy Network 1 Lesson ...
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It's important to remember that your board is part of your nonprofit, it is your nonprofit. Your board creates the mission, sets the policies, fund the organization, monitors the spending, advocates for your cause, determines the leadership, and if it needs to, closes your nonprofit, too. But too many board members don't understand their role, or think that their job is to show up, smile and raise their hand when asked for a vote. To be successful, you need an engaged board.

That's why training for nonprofit board members isn't optional. It's essential.