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CANCELLED: Nonprofit Board Certification

December 13, 2017 @ 4:30 PM8:30 PM EST

Nonprofit Board Certification

Unfortunately, due to weather conditions, this course has been cancelled.

If you’ve already registered, please contact Sherry Collver at (616) 331-7585 or collvers@gvsu.edu to obtain a refund or have your registration transferred to the next certification session on March 6, 2018.

We apologize for the inconvenience!

The Nonprofit Board Certification Program offers guidance for those serving or planning to serve on nonprofit boards. This engaging training, led by Matthew Downey, 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.

Cost: $150 (includes materials and light meal)
Cost for GVSU students/staff: $10 (includes materials and light meal)

Matthew Downey

Matthew Downey, M.P.A. is the nonprofit services program director for the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. He oversees the Johnson Center’s technical assistance and capacity-building services for nonprofit organizations. Learn more about Matthew.


December 13, 2017
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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