The Douglas W. Eberle Not-For-Profit Board Governance Series was established in 2008 to strengthen and sustain Not-For-Profit Boards in Tippecanoe and the surrounding counties. NCHS is partnering with The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette and United Way of Greater Lafayette to present the education series. The purpose of this program is to build knowledge about responsible oversight and governance, and effective responses to policy and management issues faced by today’s Not-For-Profit volunteer leaders. The continuing education series is designed for, and limited to, Board volunteers and Executive Director teams.
Sessions are held on the first Wednesday of each month at the Lafayette Country Club. A continuing education series designed to improve the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations by strengthening boards of directors has been developed by The Community Foundation and is being jointly sponsored by NCHS, United Way of Greater Lafayette, and The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette. This series is especially designed for the volunteer leaders on the Boards of Not-For-Profit Corporations.
The purpose of this program is to strengthen and sustain Not-For-Profit Boards by building knowledge about responsible oversight and governance, and effective responses to policy and management issues faced by today’s Not-For-Profit volunteer leaders. The continuing education series is designed for, and limited to, Board volunteers and Executive Directors.
Leading regional and national instructors, with expertise in topics relating to board governance and leadership, will present information essential to guiding and sustaining Not-For-Profits. A networking reception with refreshments will conclude each session.
Apply as soon as possible to be considered for this education series. A limited number of seats will be available. Priority will be given to not-for-profit organizations with a Board member/Executive Director team from Tippecanoe and the contiguous counties. Priority will be also be given to those who apply for the entire Series. Past attendees may request to attend specific sessions, and will be given priority over those who have never attended.
Dates, Speakers, and Topics:
1st WEDNESDAY of each month 11am - 2pm
• Feb. 1st - How to Make a Good Board Great
• Mar. 1st - Telling Your Story & Evaluating Impact
• Apr. 5th - How to Make the Ask and be Held Accountable for Success: Boards in Fundraising
• May 3rd - Essential Elements of the Annual Fund & Raising More Money
• Jun. 7th - Public Image & Public Policy: Advocating for Your Mission
• Aug. 2nd - The Leadership YOU Bring: A Boomers Guide to Greater Impact
• Sep. 13th - Minimizing Risk and Preventing Fraud
• Oct. 4th - Evaluating Your Board & Recruiting New Talent
• Nov. 1st - Engaging Millennials to Serve and Give
Lafayette Country Club
1500 South 9th Street
Lafayette, Indiana 47905