Board Connect Reception


Board Connect Reception Join us for a networking reception to bring professionals and committed community members face-to-face with over 20 nonprofits ranging from the arts, to children and youth and more.  This lively reception is for those looking to join a nonprofit board of directors or discover a new cause. Thursday, October 25, 2018 5:00 – 7:00 PM CSUMB@Salinas City...

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Evolving Board Fundraising Knowledge Skill and Confidence (AFP)

This webinar is offered by Association of Fundraising Professionals – AFP Monterey Bay Chapter. Visit their website for full details and to register. Board members shape the public’s perception of our organizations through their actions, reputations and leadership abilities. Members who use their reputation and leverage and successfully fulfill their responsibilities in raising funds help ensure the present and future...

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Webinar: Putting a Board Self-Assessment to Work for Your Board

This webinar is offered by BoardSource. Visit their website for full details and to register. Learn more about how to effectively identify the purpose of a board assessment, manage a board assessment, and target the issues the board needs to grapple with as a group how to develop prescriptive questions and present the outcomes to help ensure effective outcomes best...

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Doable Fundraising for Real-World Boards

This webinar is offered by BoardSource. Visit their website for full details and to register. Learn the board’s role in fundraising from a governance perspective and what your nonprofit can reasonably expect from individual board members. Specific, actionable ways even the most introverted board member can play a vital role in fundraising—without making an ask—will be explored. Take away engaging...

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Practical Strategies for Recruiting Board Members

This workshop has been postponed. Contact Community Builders for Monterey County or visit their website for more details. This workshop aims to help organizations strengthen their infrastructure to best support the agency’s efforts to recruit board members who can take the organization to the next level.  Board recruitment strategies will be identified with exercises to create a recruitment action plan...

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Board Match Mixer

This event is offered by Community Foundation Santa Cruz. Visit their website for full details and to register. Attention Nonprofits! Interested in participating? For nonprofits this is a convenient way to meet prospective board members in one place and recruit from a pool of talented and diverse candidates. Email Kevin Heuer to indicate your interest and inquire about open slots....

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Sharing Wisdom – the ED Learning Community

Nonprofit ED Retreat Group

by Susie Polnaszek, Program Officer, Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) A monthly meeting of Executive Directors in a Learning Community allows a small group of nonprofit executives to built trust and offer each other supportive advice, ideas, resources and encouragement. The 2017 group shared their reflections with CNE’s Susie Polnaszek, and registration for the 2018 group is now available. These...

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