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Nonprofit Board Certification

March 3 @ 4:30 PM8:30 PM EST

Nonprofit Board Certification

The Nonprofit Board Certification Program offers guidance for those serving or planning to serve on nonprofit boards. This engaging training, led by Tamela Spicer, provides opportunities for learning, discussion, and practice. Regardless of experience, you’ll gain valuable knowledge on how to become a more strategic organizational leader.

The program covers the following topics:

  • The challenges facing nonprofits and their boards
  • The roles, responsibilities and legal duties of the board
  • Nonprofit board structures and effective practices
  • Nonprofit strategies for funding and impact

Participants who complete this seminar will receive a Certificate in Nonprofit Board Leadership granted by the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. Learn more about the program.

Individual – $149
Group Registration (2 or more individuals from the same organization) – $134 per person
GVSU Students – $25

Deadline to Register: Thursday, February 27

All attendees will receive course materials and a light meal.

Photo: Tamela Spicer


Tamela Spicer, M.A. is the program manager for nonprofit services at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. She works primarily with faith-based clients, and specializes in organizational structure, fund development, and strategic planning. Learn more about Tamela.


March 3
4:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST
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Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy
201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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