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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

 

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

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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Business Partner Breakfast

March 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Finding Your Fit | A conversation on how employers and professionals create positive impacts through nonprofit board service.  A virtual panel discussion with live question and answer session. Are you a BVU Relationship Champion at your company seeking a virtual opportunity to hear insights and ask questions related to community engagement and employee development? Are you currently engaged in BVU’s Board Matching Program or interested in learning about and how to align your interests and expertise to create a positive…

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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
Pro bono consulting event

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 – Minority Pipeline Initiative

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

Join us for a board training session designed to recruit and inspire people from diverse communities to serve on nonprofit boards. People with different backgrounds and life experiences enrich board discussions and decision-making processes, leading to better outcomes than those where board members share a monolithic viewpoint or world view. Join us for a board training session designed to recruit and inspire people from diverse communities to serve on nonprofit boards. This webinar features an expert panel that will share…

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May 2021

Succession Planning Virtual Meeting

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Succession Planning: Is your nonprofit prepared for transitions? This session will explore how effective succession planning for your key staff leadership roles can help ensure the focus remains on your mission, while you respond to planned and unplanned changes in your team. Participants will learn about fundamental components of succession planning, including candidate readiness, leadership attributes and development plans.  Be sure to join us for this look into key practices for nonprofits at all stages of leadership development! Presenters: BRIAN F.…

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Informational Lunch – Nonprofit Leadership Advancement Program

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Please join us for a virtual lunch session to learn about BVU’s Nonprofit Leadership Advancement Program (NLAP). This 5-day series over 5 months is designed to be insightful, challenging, and stimulating for nonprofit leaders. It provides an opportunity for nonprofit chief executives or those growing into a leadership role to continue to develop as a leader in the short term and the future. Our partner is Ratliff & Taylor, a full-service talent management firm. Jennifer Cohen and Kyla Schneider facilitate…

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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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2021 BVU Business Summit

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Culture after COVID: Convening with Purpose   “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” (Peter Drucker)  Shelter in place, social distancing, racial unrest, economic uncertainty, and virtual meetings – the past year has wreaked havoc on the culture that so many businesses work hard to create.  A unique culture -- values, behaviors, and work environment -- is the secret sauce that impacts the success of any organization.  Rebuilding and sustaining a positive culture is a priority today for many employers. Important components…

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BVU Help Desk for Nonprofits

May 20 @ 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/85817192356  Meeting ID: 858 1719 2356 One tap mobile +16468769923,,85817192356# US (New York) 13017158592,,85817192356# US +(Washington DC) Dial by your location +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US…

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June 2021

Virtual Ask the Expert

June 7 - June 10
Zoom Webinar OH United States
Free
Pro bono consulting event

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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BVU Help Desk for Nonprofits

June 17 @ 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. Every third Thursday of the month, you can chat live with a member of BVU’s nonprofit team. Stop in to a Zoom session anytime between 2-3! Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU) is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86198784423 Meeting ID: 861 9878 4423 One tap mobile +13017158592,,86198784423# US (Washington DC) 13126266799,,86198784423# +US (Chicago) Dial by…

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