Upcoming Opportunities

The Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence (INE) provides opportunities for nonprofits to strengthen organizational capacity through topic-focused workshops.

INE workshops enable staff, board members, and volunteers representing Rhode Island nonprofit organizations to learn skills and techniques that will enable them to better achieve their mission.

 Larson Gunness, of Gunness Financial, instructs attendees on 'creating and managing a budget.'
INE workshops enable staff, board members, and volunteers of Rhode Island nonprofit organizations to learn skills and techniques that will enable them to better achieve their organizations' missions. Here, Larson Gunness, of Gunness Financial, instructs attendees on "creating and managing a budget."

Check out our programs

Click on the event title or date for more information on the program and to register.

Board Chairs' Networking Breakfasts
Meetings are designed to help board chairs learn on the job and build out a network of peer support. Facilitated by INE staff, the content and topics of each meeting will be determined by group members. Action-oriented next-steps, resource sharing, and informal coaching will be provided at every meeting and incorporated into subsequent meetings.
Friday, October 27, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Friday, December 1, 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Introduction to Board Service

Presenter: Jill Pfitzenmayer, Ph.D.

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
One of the fundamental challenges that far too many board members and boards have is that they don’t have a strong understanding of their roles and responsibilities. Join us as we delve into best practices when it comes to serving on a nonprofit board of directors. This workshop will tackle topics pertaining to board service and will touch on the basic responsibilities every nonprofit board member should know.

Good to Great: Taking Your Board to the Next Level

Presenter: Jill Pfitzenmayer, Ph.D.
Date: Thursday, November 16, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
What does it take to get your board of directors from “level good” to “level great?” This workshop will provide insight and guidance around those best practices that make all the difference toward the goal of becoming a great nonprofit board.

Address

LocationOne Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Directions

Contact

(401) 274-4564
info@rifoundation.org

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