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Nonprofit Board Leadership Clinic

Announcing our 2016 Nonprofit Board Leadership Clinic: a full-day learning experience designed to provide nonprofit executives and board members with knowledge, skills and resources to tackle real-world governance challenges.

Centered on key strategic and functional areas of successful governance models, the Clinic will deliver a robust schedule of learning opportunities for immediate impact on your work.

Customized Solutions:

Each participating organization will have the opportunity to complete a self-assessment which will be analyzed and compiled into a report which our faculty will use to help you create customized solutions to the pressing issues of your organization.

Benefits of Attending:

•  Explore best practices with other nonprofit executives and board members
•  Take away a fresh approach to evaluating success
•  Learn key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards
•  A customized board self-assessment report

Who Should Attend:

•  Board Chairs and board members
•  Executive Directors and CEOs
•  Senior staff who work directly with board members

Session Topics:

•  Roles and responsibilities of an effective board member
•  Core governance structure
•  Best practices of high-functioning boards
•  Key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards
•  Tools and practices of exceptional boards
•  Focus areas for board improvement

Session Facilitator:

Karen F. Beavor | President and CEO

As President and CEO of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits since 1998, Karen has led GCN’s growth into a leading state association empowering nonprofits through education, advocacy, research, consulting and business support services. Karen has served as a board member or advisory board member of a variety of civic and nonprofit organizations including the Unemployment Services Trust; National Nonprofit Risk Management Center; and The Foundation Center–Atlanta. Karen has received the Martin Luther King Leadership award and the Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta’s Community Leader Award. She is a member of the 2000 class of Leadership Atlanta and 2003 Coca-Cola Diversity Leadership Academy, and a graduate of Agnes Scott College.




Program Stats


  • Event Canceled (October 22, 2016)
  • Contact Nonprofit University for Information

Registration Details

This training is designed to encourage group participation.  The price covers up to 4 board and/or staff members from each organization.


Member: $449
Nonmember: $549
Additional participants can attend at a rate of $99/person.

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Nonprofit University can be your source for customized training as well as delivery of our programs on site at your location.

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