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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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July 2020

Nonprofit Leader’s Breakfast – Webinar

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
Free

Adaptive Leadership:  Resilient Leaders Make For Resilient Organizations   “The only thing that is constant is change” is a famous quote by the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus. Indeed, life is constantly changing and evolving - - and always has.  However, we find ourselves living at a moment in time where colossal change, seemingly minute by minute, is upending every normative element of our work and professional lives.   Focusing primarily, but not solely on resilience, we will explore a number of…

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Linking New Leaders – Zoom Breakout Rooms

July 21 @ 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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2020 Summer of Service: Volunteering Together… Apart!

July 24
Free

Sponsored by MIM Software, BVU's annual Summer of Service is a series of collaborative service days for BVU Business Partners. Summer of Service promotes engagement and commitment to our cities while learning about community needs and networking. We will be offering 3 dates this year: June 26, July 24, and August 7. Volunteers can sign up for a project of their choice from either 9 am-12 pm or 1-4 pm.  Each service day will offer a variety of small, 10 person…

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August 2020

2020 Summer of Service: Volunteering Together… Apart!

August 7
Free

Sponsored by MIM Software, BVU's annual Summer of Service is a series of collaborative service days for BVU Business Partners. Summer of Service promotes engagement and commitment to our cities while learning about community needs and networking. We will be offering 3 dates this year: June 26, July 24, and August 7. Volunteers can sign up for a project of their choice from either 9 am-12 pm or 1-4 pm.  Each service day will offer a variety of small, 10 person…

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September 2020

Virtual Role of the Board

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Zoom Webinar 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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Virtual Ask the Expert

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom Webinar OH United States
Free – $75

Is your nonprofit looking for assistance with a project related to Marketing, Human Resources, Finance or Employment law?  If so, sign up for the next Ask the Expert event where BVU will have subject matter experts on hand to meet with you for 90 minutes to help get you started on your project or answer questions related to the project. Projects must fall into one of the categories below:   Please email  Kimberly Simpson-Kee (ksimpson-kee@bvuvolunteers.org) with the following information to reserve your…

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October 2020

Linking New Leaders

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom Webinar 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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December 2020

Role of the Board

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 11:15 am
OH United States
$55 – $95

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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