Board Governance

Empower Your Leadership Journey with the Board Leadership Academy

Join the “Board Leadership Academy: Foundations for Emerging Board Members” workshop series and equip yourself with essential skills to lead your nonprofit organization confidently and competently. This series enhances your understanding of board roles, responsibilities, advocacy, and strategic planning through expert instruction, interactive discussions, and practical case studies. Whether you’re a new or emerging nonprofit executive or board member, this workshop series provides a unique opportunity to connect with peers, learn from seasoned professionals, and emerge as a visionary leader ready to impact the nonprofit sector significantly. Enroll today and transform your leadership potential into tangible success for your organization and the communities you serve.

Register for individual workshops – $75.00 

Board Basics: Roles and Responsibilities in Nonprofit Governance

  • February 20, 2024 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Increasing Your Mission Impact Through Advocacy

  • March 12, 2024 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Increasing the Impact of Your Strategic Planning Efforts

  • April 23, 2024 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Register for all THREE workshops – $200.00

Upon completing all three sessions of the Board Leadership Academy, you will be issued a digital badge, which you can use to demonstrate your nonprofit board governance competency publicly. You can share the badge credential on social media and via a printable certificate. Learn more about UWM’s digital badges here.

Grass Roots Governance Workshop Series Scholarship Application