Get on Board: Governance by the Glass

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Governance by the Glass

Join a group of your nonprofit professional peers to discuss
governance topics in a social setting.

Who:  Staffers, board members, GOB Boot Camp grads
When: Tuesday October 17th
Time: 5:30 pm -7:30 pm
Where: Rudy’s Shop; 409 W Brackenridge St.; Fort Wayne
Cost: First drink & snacks on us!

Register with the PCNRC by email nrc@acpl.info or phone 421-1238

“Rudy’s is a cozy cigar shop/beer and wine garden right next to Parkview Field!”


About Us

Get on Board is a program of the Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center at the Allen
County Public Library. Our goal is to train, connect, and support emerging leaders
and the nonprofits they wish to serve.
The Get on Board programs are supported through a grant from the Foellinger Foundation.
Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center
260-421-1238 x 2502; nrc@acpl.info

Get on Board Bootcamp: October 7, 2017

Mike Stone from Impact Strategies will present another engaging Board Bootcamp workshop Saturday October 7th. REGISTER TODAY.

For those who are not familiar with Board Bootcamp  a Get on Board program, it is for emerging leaders or new nonprofit board members with two years or less board experience. Bootcamp is also beneficial for Executive Directors to reinvigorate their knowledge of Board responsibilities or to learn from the discussions in the room.

IMG_2570In this 3 1/2 hour course, Mike will speak about the nonprofit sector and nonprofit boards, board roles and structures, and how to find your place with the right organization. As a first time attendee, there will be a lot of valuable information packed into a short time period! The combination of facts, core principles, and group discussion will make this workshop significantly useful.

“Board service is not only having the tools to successfully carry out the mission, or fulfilling the Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards, but to know yourself and what you do best.”  Past Bootcamper and PCNRC intern.

Cost for the workshop is $15 (check or cash) includes all materials and boxed lunch.  Due by Thursday, October 5. Make check payable to Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center. Drop off payment at the Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center or Readers’ Services Help Desk; mail to Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center│c/o Marilynn Fauth│900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN 46802; or bring payment to the workshop.

REGISTER TODAY

Boot Camp 2.0 (for Boot Camp graduates and experienced board members wanting more education on stewardship) will be on November 4th watch for more information or contact the nrc@acpl.info !

Governance Out Of The Box – April 20th, 2017

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When: Thursday April 20, 2017 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Location: St. Francis Historic Women’s Club

What: Are you a board member with 3 years or less or seeking board service? Join us for a free dinner and networking event with other nonprofit professionals in a beautiful local space downtown. Conversations on governance topics will be facilitated throughout the catered meal. Stay for the after dinner presentation of an interactive mock board meeting with a focus on Robert’s Rules of Order starring Indiana actors and featuring an original and entertaining script. A success last year, this event is a mix of education, comedy, and socializing. We want you to learn, laugh, and engage!

How: Register HERE

Cost: FREE to you

*Get on Board is a project of the Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center with grant support provided by Foellinger Foundation.

 

Board Boot Camps Spring 2017

Are you a new board member? Has your organization recruited new board members in the last year? Or curious about how you can begin to engage in nonprofit service? Sign them up for Board Boot Camp or Board Boot Camp 2.0 today!

Who?

Board Boot Camp is for emerging leaders or new nonprofit board members with one year or less board experience or who are wondering if board service is right for them.

Get on Board Logo Horizontal RGB-01Board Boot Camp 2.0 (prerequisite Board Boot Camp) is for emerging leaders who  one year or more experience on a committee or board.

What? 

Expert facilitator Mike Stone from Impact Strategies, Inc. leads Board Boot Camp, introducing: basics of the nonprofit sector, responsibilities of a board member, how to find a fit with an organization

Attendees in Board Boot Camp 2.0 will learn more about the responsibilities of serving on a board. Specifically this program will go in depth on finance and strategy. Facilitators Mike Stone and Erin Whittle will lead participants in engaging programmatic and financial case studies.

When?

Board Boot Camp Saturday March 11, 2017 9:30 – 1:30 pm. Click here to register.

Board Boot Camp 2.0 Saturday April 22nd 9:30 – 1:30 pm. Registration opens in March.

Where?

Allen County Public Library, Main Globe Room (March 11th) and Meeting Room C (April 22nd)

Details?

Program costs $15. Can be paid in cash or check.  Due by the event date. Payable to Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center. Drop off payment at the Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center or mail to Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.

Fall 2016 Board Boot Camps

Are you a new board member? Has your organization recruited new board members in the last year? Or curious about how you can begin to engage in nonprofit service? Sign them up for Board Boot Camp or Board Boot Camp 2.0 today!

Who?

Board Boot Camp is for emerging leaders or new nonprofit board members with one year or less board experience or who are wondering if board service is right for them.

Get on Board Logo Horizontal RGB-01Board Boot Camp 2.0 (prerequisite Board Boot Camp) is for emerging leaders who  one year or more experience on a committee or board.

What? 

Expert facilitator Mike Stone from Impact Strategies, Inc. leads Board Boot Camp, introducing: basics of the nonprofit sector, responsibilities of a board member, how to find a fit with an organization

Attendees in Board Boot Camp 2.0 will learn more about the responsibilities of serving on a board. Specifically this program will go in depth on finance and strategy. Facilitators Mike Stone and Erin Whittle will lead participants in engaging programmatic and financial case studies.

When?

Board Boot Camp – Saturday September 17th 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Board Boot Camp 2.0 – Saturday October 22nd 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Where?

Allen County Public Library, Main Meeting Room B

Details?

Program costs $15. Can be paid in cash or check.  Due by the event date. Payable to Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center. Drop off payment at the Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center or mail to Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.

RSVP required. Click here to register for Board Boot Camp September 17th and click here to register for Board Boot Camp 2.0 October 22nd.

 

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Board Boot Camps are a Get on Board program of the Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center with grant support by Foellinger Foundation.

Speed Date the Nonprofit Way

We invite you, community leader and nonprofit professional, to join Get on Board in their next Get Connected event.Get on Board Logo Vertical Alternate RGB-01-01

What is Get Connected? It is an evening of networking and fast, structured one-on-one “speed dating” rounds.

Individuals who are interested in nonprofit board service will have the opportunity to meet nonprofit representatives as well as nonprofit professionals will have the chance to speak with community leaders.

Who should attend? (1) Nonprofits and (2) individuals interested in nonprofit board or committee service.

When?  Wednesday September 7th, 2016 5:30-8:00pm

Where? Sweetwater Sound 5501 IN-30 W Fort Wayne, IN in Conference Room 2

Details? 5:30-6 pm Networking; 6-7:30 pm “Speed Dating” rounds; 7:30-8 pm Closing

Appetizers will be served.

Individuals can register online here by August 26th.

Nonprofit Organizations can register here by August 26th.

For questions, please contact Elise at nrc@acpl.info.

Get Connected is a program of the PCNRC’s Get on Board initiative supported by a grant from Foellinger Foundation.

Boost your Board Knowledge

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Get on Board is offering a second Board Boot Camp 2.0. In this workshop, attendees will learn more about the responsibilities of serving on a board. Specifically this program will go in depth on finance and strategy. Facilitators Mike Stone and Erin Whittle will lead participants in engaging programmatic and financial case studies.

You are invited to attend if you currently serve as a board member or have attended our first Board Boot Camp course.

Cheryl Taylor, President of Foellinger Foundation, will be joining us for this Board Boot Camp 2.0.

When: Saturday May 21, 2016
Time: 9:00am-1:00pm
Where: Main Library, Meeting Room B
Register HERE

Lunch will be provided by Jimmy John’s.

Cost for the workshop is $15 (check or cash). Due by Saturday May 21st.

Payable to Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center. Drop off payment at the Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center or mail to Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.