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Every year we present over 40 events and seminars full of useful and actionable knowledge.

Every year we present over 40 events and seminars full of useful and actionable knowledge, focusing on nonprofit governance and management.

Upcoming Seminars & Events

Please note: Events in April are being postponed or turned into a virtual events. 

Every year BVU presents over 40 seminars packed with useful and practical knowledge. Our seminars focus on nonprofit governance and management topics, including board roles, board leadership, public policy, HR, finance, and marketing. Additionally, BVU offers several events celebrating and promoting volunteerism

Check back often as we continually update our calendar of seminars.

 

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January 2021

Free Webinar: What you need to know about PPP2

January 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual OH United States

PPP2 has been signed into law and everyone seems to have more questions than answers. Join HW&Co. principal Tony LaNasa for a discussion about eligibility requirements, the application process and loan forgiveness. Tony LaNasa, CPA/CFE lanasa@hwco.com Register Now   In partnership with:    

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BVU Help Desk for Nonprofits

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Chat with a BVU staff member on our nonprofit team. Our team can find ways to help your nonprofit in 2021. Join through zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85421891646 Contact Julie Clark at jclark@bvuvolunteers.org if you have any additional questions.

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February 2021

Virtual Ask the Expert

February 8 - February 11
Zoom Webinar OH United States
Free

BVU connects our nonprofit partners with skills-based volunteers to work together on projects in various areas.  These 60-minute one-on-one meetings provide an opportunity for the nonprofit and the skills-based volunteer to work on a small project or the skills-based volunteer can answer questions or provide practical suggestions.  The goal of Ask the Expert session if for the nonprofit to leave the meeting and be able to implement some of  the recommendations provided right away. Register Now If you are a…

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Nonprofit Leaders’ Breakfast: Ensuring Inclusion in the Boardroom

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
Virtual OH United States
Free – $15

Join BVU and Gradient for this Nonprofit Leaders' Breakfast to discuss diversity and inclusion in the boardroom.  NATIONAL CONTEXT: Nonprofit chief executives consider board diversity important to their boards work*  65% report that they are somewhat or extremely dissatisfied with their board’s ethnic and racial diversity 25% of boards place a high priority on demographics in board recruitment Changing board recruitment practices does not rank as a top three priority for most boards 19% CEOs indicate that their board has…

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Homeless Stand Down

February 13

2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the Homeless Stand Down in Cleveland. Historically a one-day event, the Stand Down provides vital resources, food, medical services, winter clothing, bus passes, boots, and hygiene kits to individuals and families that are homeless and in transition. Due to COVID-19, we will be replacing the in-person event with the distribution of Cleveland Cares Packages on February 13th. The packages will contain a variety of items including essentials, clothing, nonperishable food, a Guidebook and items…

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Linking New Leaders – Zoom Breakout Rooms

February 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Virtual OH United States

Linking New Leaders is a fun, fast paced "speed dating" style event that brings together community-minded young professionals with local nonprofit organizations. The goal is to connect up-and-coming professionals who want to contribute their time and expertise to a variety of engagement opportunities including positions on boards, committees, and “friends” groups. How it works: BVU Business Members nominate candidates to participate. BVU works with our nonprofit partners to identify the right engagement opportunities. BVU brings together the candidates and the…

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Brunch with BVU featuring David Gilbert

February 24 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free – $10

Featuring David Gilbert, President & CEO, Destination Cleveland and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission David Gilbert serves as president and CEO of Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, an organization dedicated to making Greater Cleveland the nation’s foremost destination for amateur sporting events and activities, and Destination Cleveland, the region’s destination marketing and management organization. He re-established the Sports Commission in 2000 and assumed his role with Destination Cleveland in 2011. Gilbert serves as vice president on the board of the International Children’s…

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Tri-Sector Innovation in Action: Accelerating Societal Impact by Expanding Organizational Networks

February 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Council of Responsible Enterprise (CORE) Global Management Center Sustainability Speaker Series JENS MOLBAK CEO and Founder NewImpact “TRI-SECTOR INNOVATION IN ACTION: ACCELERATING SOCIETAL IMPACT BY EXPANDING ORGANIZATIONAL NETWORKS” Enabling innovators to identify and leverage the resources and assets of nonprofits, governments, and companies to develop sustainable solutions with game-changing positive social impact. TALK 3 IN A SERIES OF PRESENTATIONS INTRODUCING TRI-SECTOR INNOVATION TO NE OHIO Register Now   Presented in partnership with:

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April 2021

Virtual Ask the Expert

April 19 - April 22
Zoom Webinar OH United States
Free – $75

BVU connects our nonprofit partners with skills-based volunteers to work together on projects in various areas.  These 60-minute one-on-one meetings provide an opportunity for the nonprofit and the skills-based volunteer to work on a small project or the skills-based volunteer can answer questions or provide practical suggestions.  The goal of Ask the Expert session if for the nonprofit to leave the meeting and be able to implement some of  the recommendations provided right away. If you are a nonprofit and…

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May 2021

Linking New Leaders – Zoom Breakout Rooms

May 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Virtual OH United States

Linking New Leaders is a fun, fast paced "speed dating" style event that brings together community-minded young professionals with local nonprofit organizations. The goal is to connect up-and-coming professionals who want to contribute their time and expertise to a variety of engagement opportunities including positions on boards, committees, and “friends” groups. How it works: BVU Business Members nominate candidates to participate. BVU works with our nonprofit partners to identify the right engagement opportunities. BVU brings together the candidates and the…

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