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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: BVU is planning virtual events through June 2021.

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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March 2021

Virtual Role of the Board Training

March 12 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
OH United States
Free – $25

Over 5,000 nonprofit board members trained As nonprofits face growing complexities and challenges, getting the governance right has never been more important.  As a board member, you bring relevant skills, expertise and networks to the organization.  It is important to have a clear understanding of what your job is as a board member, and what it’s not. The key to your organization’s success depends on the board and the chief executive developing a competitive and forward vision, leading the organization…

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Digital Transformation and Innovation

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free – $15

If you’re in the habit of thinking of technology as a back-office utility or even as a necessary evil, it’s time to open your eyes to the many ways technology can directly help you advance your mission. In this webinar, Tech Impact will share: •            How to stabilize your technology infrastructure and security •            Trends in technology for program delivery •            How to explore your options •            How to implement the right way •            Resources for nonprofits   About the…

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BVU Help Desk for Nonprofits

March 18 @ 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:   Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU) is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82724342835 Meeting ID: 827 2434 2835 One tap mobile +13017158592,,82724342835# US (Washington DC) 13126266799,,82724342835# +US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 876 9923 US (New…

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April 2021

BVU Help Desk for Nonprofits

April 15 @ 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:   Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU) is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83805232044   Meeting ID: 838 0523 2044 One tap mobile +13017158592,,83805232044# US (Washington DC) 13126266799,,83805232044# +US (Chicago)   Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 876…

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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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Role of the Board for Professionals of Color

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a board training session designed to recruit, and inspire professionals of color to serve on nonprofit boards. According to national research, the levels of board diversity have largely remained unchanged, with people of color and ethnic minorities never representing more than 18 percent of board membership.* Numerous studies have shown that having diverse groups that include a range of perspectives enhances creative thinking, innovation, and problem-solving, resulting in better decisions. People with different backgrounds and life experiences enrich…

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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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June 2021

Virtual Ask the Expert

June 7 - June 10
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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Virtual Role of the Board Training

June 18 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
OH United States
Free – $25

Over 5,000 nonprofit board members trained As nonprofits face growing complexities and challenges, getting the governance right has never been more important.  As a board member, you bring relevant skills, expertise and networks to the organization.  It is important to have a clear understanding of what your job is as a board member, and what it’s not. The key to your organization’s success depends on the board and the chief executive developing a competitive and forward vision, leading the organization…

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July 2021

Linking New Leaders

July 13 @ 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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