BVU Board CONNECT Network

BVU has worked for 30+ years to train, match, and refer engaged and passionate individuals to nonprofit boards striving to make a difference.

BOARD MATCHES

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IN LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

IN ECONOMIC IMPACT

New to BVU’s Board Matching Program?

After your nomiation, take the next steps below.

COMPLETE BOARD MATCHING FORM

We ask you to provide your experience, skills, and interests as they relate to serving on a board or committee.

SCHEDULE INTERVIEW WITH BVU TEAM MEMBER

A BVU Team Member will reach out to schedule after we receive your completed form.

REGISTER FOR ROLE OF THE BOARD

Join BVU and the Class of 2024 at 8AM to network and get to know each other.

Nonprofit Board Matching Team

FAQs

What is the mission and organizational structure?

BVU finds nonprofits that fit participants’ passion/impact areas based on:

  • Budget size and community impact
  • Board, staff, and leadership details
  • Mission and impact areas

What is the time commitment?

BVU finds nonprofits that fit participants’ timing & locale​:

    • 3 hours over 3-10 months for board matching process
    • 4-6 required annual board meetings
    • 4-6 annual committee meetings

What is the cost?

BVU finds nonprofits that fit participants’ budgets based on:

  • Minimum contribution ​or “personally significant” amount
  • Fundraising events and expected participation

 

What skills are required?

BVU finds nonprofits that match participants’ skills​:

  • All business skills have utility in nonprofit governance and board leadership​
  • Highest needs: sales, HR, finance, legal, logistics, operations, marketing, accounting, etc.

Praise for Board CONNECT

{Programs like the Minority Pipeline Initiative are how we initiate change in our communities. Thanks for all that BVU does to keep our nonprofit community thriving.
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Nicole Crews
Manager, Global Diversity and Engagement, Swagelok
{The board matching program has given our employees an opportunity to work with BVU's professionals to find the right place for them to give back in the community.
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Karyn Sullivan
Board CONNECT Board Matching Alumni