Board members steer their organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies and ensure the organization has adequate resources to advance its mission. This session will provide both experienced and novice board members with a critical orientation on the responsibilities, knowledge, and skills needed to be an effective board member. Nonprofit boards are more similar than they are different, but each board must make important and thoughtful decisions on how they will function. This course will introduce participants to many of these considerations.
Completion recommended for new board members prior to registering for topic sessions.
Date: June 27, 2017
Cost: DCRCC/NYCON members: $30
Session capacity is 30
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New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON)
Founded in 1927, NYCON is a 501(C)(3) membership-based, mission-driven, statewide association of diverse charitable nonprofit organizations. With over 3,000 members, we work to build the capacity of nonprofits and communities to enhance the quality of life through responsive, cost-effective service. Our mission-based activities are enhanced by three subsidiary corporations: Governance Matters, Inc., Innovative Charitable Initiatives, Inc., and Council Services Plus.