The University of Iowa

Board Responsibilities

Event Category 

*On Board: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member

This two-hour, in-person session will be held at Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) Training Room, 2600 Grand Avenue in Des Moines.

Serving as a board member is an incredible opportunity to lead within the nonprofit sector and put your passion for a charitable cause into practice....

Date 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 9:00am
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
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*Changing the Subject: Boards as Social Movement Spaces

The Latin root word for governance is gubernare, which means to guide or pilot a ship. Governance is typically demonstrated by a collective group of people tasked with guiding an organization in alignment with its mission, vision, and values. Social movements are also a type of group action...

Date 
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
1st Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Event Category 

Data-Informed Decision Making for Nonprofit Board Members (Virtual)

During this session, we will explore these questions and provide practical guidance and tools to help nonprofit board members (and the staff who support them) strengthen a key governance function: decision-making. We will help you assess the “data culture” of your board and organization and...

Date 
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 10:00am
Location 
2314 University Ave. West
#20
St. Paul, MN 55114
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OnBoard: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member (Zoom)

The $10 fee includes PDF workbook and hard copy mailed post-event. Serving as a board member is an incredible opportunity to lead within the nonprofit sector and put your passion for a charitable cause into practice. Along with an affinity for the mission, effective board members must possess a...

Date 
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 8:30am to 10:00am
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Event Category 

*The Accountable Nonprofit (Online)

This overview of organizational assessments concludes with part three which focuses on the Executive Director Performance Review. The session offers a framework for participants to consider the key elements of a reasonable review and have a discussion with their own associations, congregations,...

Date 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 2:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102
Event Category 

*The Accountable Nonprofit: 3-Part Online Series

This overview organizational assessments continues with part two of this three-part series. The topic for the 90-minute January 20 session is The Board Assessment. The series offers a framework for participants to consider the key elements of a reasonable review and have a discussion with their...

Date 
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 2:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102
Event Category 

*The Accountable Nonprofit 3-Part Online Series (Virtual)

This overview of organizational assessments offers a framework for participants to consider the key elements of a reasonable review and have a discussion within their own association, congregation, or charitable cause about what constitutes a reasonable evaluation of the key indicators of their...

Date 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 2:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102
Event Category 

*On Board: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member (Virtual)

The $10 fee includes a PDF download workbook and hard copy mailed post-event.

The event is designed for newly elected board members, volunteers interested in board service, seasoned board members seeking to re-familiarize themselves with the role and responsibilities, executive directors...

Date 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Event Category 

*Board Fundamentals: Different and Better: Strategies to Build a Strong Board and Successful Organization

This workshop is being offered free of charge.

There are two attendance options:

In-person at the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, 3117 Greenhill Circle, Cedar Falls, or Virtual

Who Should Attend: Board members and senior nonprofit staff members, including development...

Date 
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location 
3117 Greenhill Circle
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Event Category 

*OnBoard: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member (Zoom)

Serving as a board member is an incredible opportunity to lead within the nonprofit sector and put your passion for a charitable cause into practice. Along with an affinity for the mission, effective board members must possess a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities to keep your...

Date 
Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 11:00am
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309