There are many types of nonprofit boards including both private nonprofit such as a local United Way Board of Directors or governmental oversite such as a local Public Library Board of Directors who are appointed by elected officials.
The board of directors determines the strategic direction of the organization, sets goals, establishes appropriate policies, and hires and supervises the entity’s executive director. The board of directors also provides budgeting and fiscal oversite and in the case of nonprofits, conducts fundraising activities.
The purpose of this module is to assist board members discharge their duties and obligations while serving on a board of directors. The focus of this module is on nonprofit and governmental boards.
Module Length: 22-25 Learner Hours