• The Rhode Island Foundation’s Board Bootcamp is Back!

    We are seeking active, passionate Rhode Islanders who are looking for ways to serve our community and make a lasting difference by helping to shape the state’s critical nonprofit sector through board service.

    Please share this message with colleagues and community members who may be interested.

    We will be holding a free Board Bootcamp on Saturday, June 8, 2024, designed to equip participants with the awareness, skills, and capabilities to serve on a nonprofit board. Our target audience for this program is anyone under age 35, or who identifies as a person of color, or as a person with moderate income, and who has never served on a nonprofit board before.

    Board Bootcamp specifics

    When: Saturday, June 8, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Where: Marriott Courtyard Hotel, 32 Exchange Street, Providence, RI

    Capacity: 20-25 participants

    Program agenda:

    • Introduction to the RI nonprofit sector
    • Introduction to nonprofit governance 
    • Understanding nonprofit financials
    • Board role in fund development
    • Case study/discussion around common governance challenges
    • And…a lively panel discussion with current board members
    Light breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be provided. 

    If you are interested in attending Board Bootcamp, please complete this Registration Form by Monday, May 27, 2024.

    Please contact Keith Tavares at ktavares@rifoundation.org if you have any questions or need further information.

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