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Nonprofit Board Certification

August 11 @ 4:30 PM8:30 PM EDT

Nonprofit Board Certification
We’re online! This workshop will be presented online through Zoom. All registrants will receive the access link and password via email the day before the event.

The Johnson Center’s Nonprofit Board Certification program offers guidance for those serving or planning to serve on nonprofit boards.

This engaging online training will provide 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:

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

Participants who complete this course 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 here.

Individual: $149
Group Registration (2 or more individuals from the same organization): $134 per person
GVSU Students (excludes faculty & staff): $25

Instructors: Tamela Spicer and Mandy Sharp Eizinger
Deadline to Register: Wednesday, August 5

This workshop will be a live, interactive experience. It will not be recorded or available to registrants after the end of the live session.
Photo: Tamela Spicer
Tamela Spicer, M.A. is a program manager at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. She works with our nonprofit clients, and specializes in organizational structure, fund development, strategic planning, and faith-based organizations. Learn more about Tamela.
Photo: Mandy Sharp Eizinger
Mandy Sharp Eizinger, M.S. is a program manager at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. Mandy brings to her role training in Gallup Strengths Coaching and a people-centered approach to developing individuals and programs to make meaningful and measurable impact. Learn more about Mandy.
This workshop will be offered again on Dec. 1, 2020! Click here to go to the registration page for that date.


August 11
4:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
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