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, facilitated by Matthew Downey, 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 a light meal)
$10 for GVSU students/staff (includes materials and a light meal)
Matthew Downey has worked in the nonprofit sector as a consultant, program manager and development officer for more than 20 years. Presently, Matthew serves as the nonprofit services program director for the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University where he oversees the Johnson Center’s technical assistance and capacity building services for nonprofit organizations. Read more about Matthew.
In the case that you are unable to attend a workshop or course after registering, please call Sherry at 616-331-7585 or email firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of the event to be refunded or credited for another event.