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Nonprofit board and staff: check out these great learning opportunities
By Keith Tavares / August 28, 2017 /   Loading Disqus...

Our INITIATIVE FOR NONPROFIT EXCELLENCE (INE) is here to help build the capacity of Rhode Island’s valuable nonprofit organizations and strengthen their leadership. We are excited to announce our fall programs that provide opportunities for nonprofit staff and board members to learn new skills and techniques to help them better achieve their organizations’ missions.

  • Board Chairs' Networking Breakfasts
    These 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; 9:00 - 11:00 AM on the following Fridays:
    September 15
     October 27
    December 1
    Join us for a candid panel discussion with three nonprofit executive directors - Cathy Doyle, YearUp Providence; Mike Miller, Newport County YMCA; and Karen Santilli, Crossroads Rhode Island - who have experienced succession within the organizations they now lead. This program is designed to provide insight and guidance around nonprofit leadership succession planning.
    Tuesday, September 26, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
    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. Through this workshop, INE’s Jill Pfitzenmayer will tackle topics pertaining to board service and touch on the basic responsibilities every nonprofit board member should know.
    Tuesday, October 24, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
    What does it take to get your board of directors from “level good” to “level great?” Through this workshop, INE’s Jill Pfitzenmayer will provide insight and guidance around those best practices that make all the difference toward the goal of becoming a great nonprofit board.
    Thursday, November 16, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

I am happy to answer any questions you may have. Please  or call me at (401) 427-4054. I hope to see you this fall!

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