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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Basics of Nonprofit Finance Webinar Series

This webinar series is offered by Nonprofit Finance Fund. Visit their website for full details and to register. These webinars build on each other to provide the strategies and tools for nimble and informed decision-making toward financial strength and greater mission impact.  The Basics of Nonprofit Finance begins with an overview of how financial health fits into a nonprofit’s larger...

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CFMC Welcomes New Board Members

New CFMC Board Members 2018

The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) announced the addition of five new members to their board of directors. The new board members are: Michael Reid, Loren Steck, Abby Taylor-Silva, Jan Vanderbilt and Maija D. West. Michael Reid, of Monterey, is an Episcopal priest, published author and co-founder of the Fund for Homeless Women of the Community Foundation for Monterey...

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Board Boot Camp

This online webinar is offered by MAP for Nonprofits. Visit their website for full details and to register. Learn typical board responsibilities Identify the nuances of board authority and relationships Discuss how you would respond to specific board scenarios Take home the comprehensive Board Boot Camp Participant Guide, and Fiduciary Duties of Directors of Charitable Organizations

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Effective Board Recruitment (Small Nonprofits)


Workshop Overview Board members are key leaders in any nonprofit organization. In an evening session presented by Mary Hiland, participants will develop effective strategies for recruiting strong board members. Learn the six elements of an effective board building process. Get tips for identifying and connecting with board member prospects you need and want. Learn the six factors you want in...

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