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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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August 2020

2020 Summer of Service: Volunteering Together… Apart!

August 7, 2020
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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Virtual Ask the Expert

August 24, 2020 - August 27, 2020
Zoom Webinar OH United States
Free

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 60 minutes to help get you started on your project or answer questions related to the project. If you are a nonprofit that would like to participate: Click the link to sign up https://signup.com/go/CceFieo If you have…

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Nonprofit Leaders’ Breakfast: Navigating Your Personal and Professional Brands in these Extraordinary Times

August 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
Virtual OH United States
Free

Nonprofit executives are highly visible in their communities and expected to be the chief brand ambassadors of their organizations while also representing their own personal brands. It’s a delicate balance in the best of times. During this era of extraordinary change the rules aren’t clear-cut and change rapidly. Where do your brands intersect and how do you stay true to each? This Nonprofit Leaders Breakfast will explore how to preserve, promote and protect your brands when the new norms are…

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September 2020

Volunteer Center Open House

September 16, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual OH United States

Join us for a Virtual Open House to learn more about the new Volunteer Center at BVU. Our team will give an overview of the HandsOn at BVU programs and the ways we can assist your organization with volunteer recruitment. Then we will show you how to create a profile and post volunteer opportunities. This will be a live demonstration of our new software and opportunity for participants to ask questions and get help. Register Now Can’t make it on…

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Virtual Role of the Board

September 18, 2020 @ 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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Linking New Leaders – Zoom Breakout Rooms

September 29, 2020 @ 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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October 2020

Nonprofit Leadership Summit Series: Building a Bridge to Your Nonprofit’s Resilient Future

October 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until November 19, 2020

Zoom Webinar OH United States

Email Molly at Mgolish-hanley@bvuvolunteers.org Now to Access all 8 Sessions Join BVU for a new Nonprofit Leadership Summit format. Instead of a one-day in-person session we have optimized this educational event over eight 1.5 hour long sessions to provide our nonprofit stakeholders with convenient access to relevant and timely content. Join us to learn from seasoned experts in the fields of finance, technology, human resources, communications, strategic planning, and board governance. Each of the eight sessions will be packed with useful…

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Nonprofit Leadership Summit Series: Session #2: Finance

October 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom Webinar OH United States

Join BVU for a new Nonprofit Leadership Summit format. Instead of a one-day in-person session we have optimized this educational event over eight 1.5 hour long sessions to provide our nonprofit stakeholders with convenient access to relevant and timely content. Join us to learn from seasoned experts in the fields of finance, technology, human resources, communications, strategic planning, and board governance. Each of the eight sessions will be packed with useful and practical knowledge focused on nonprofit management and governance…

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Nonprofit Leadership Summit Series: Session #3: Technology

October 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom Webinar OH United States

Join BVU for a new Nonprofit Leadership Summit format. Instead of a one-day in-person session we have optimized this educational event over eight 1.5 hour long sessions to provide our nonprofit stakeholders with convenient access to relevant and timely content. Join us to learn from seasoned experts in the fields of finance, technology, human resources, communications, strategic planning, and board governance. Each of the eight sessions will be packed with useful and practical knowledge focused on nonprofit management and governance…

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Virtual Ask the Expert

October 19, 2020 - October 23, 2020
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 for the next virtual Ask…

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