Our Commitment to Equity

Since we do not want financial hardship to be a barrier to participation, there are several seats reserved in each of our fee-based programs for confidentially-awarded scholarships. Contact Tom Lang at [email protected] for more information.

Participants have the option of registering for all or any combination of the Learning Labs.


The ABCs of Developing a Nonprofit Board: Evolving a Board to Its Potential

April 5, 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM PT.  Governing an evolving organization requires an evolving board of directors. This Learning Lab will provide an overview of how to develop a dynamic board of directors with an evolving focus on diversity, inclusion, equity, and access.

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Board & Executive Relationship: A Leveraged Partnership in Service to Others

May 3, 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM PT.  The relationship that a board has with its chief executive officer sets the tone for understanding the dynamic that exists between governance and management in a nonprofit organization. This Learning Lab will present recommendations for performance planning and accountability throughout the organization.

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Complimentary Introduction to Board Chairs Academy

Friday, August 23, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PT. Thinking about signing up for Board Chairs Academy but want to learn more? Join us for a preview of this unique online learning opportunity and community-building experience for nonprofit board members.

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Leadership Succession Planning: Assuring a Continuity of Leadership for Your Organization

October 11, 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM PT.  Assuring a continuity of leadership is one of the most important forms of resource development for a community impact organization's sustainable future. This Learning Lab offers the hallmark presentation of the mission statement of Third Sector Company.

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The Board & Fundraising: Building Community Equity for Sustainable Impact

November 8, 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM PT.  Sustainable resource development is the product of a fundraising culture. This Learning Lab will challenge participants to analyze their current fundraising cultures and discuss a board’s responsibilities for creating and edifying a successful resource development environment.

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Cultivating a Generative Board: Facilitating a Culture of Evolution & Innovation

December 6, 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM PT.  This Learning Lab centers on a discussion about the attributes of a strategic organization, which is the result of strategic governance in action. This individual session will advocate for the development of a nonprofit dashboard, analysis of organizational effectiveness, and more.

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