Understanding how nonprofit organizations work is essential to good philanthropic work and board service will give you valuable hands-on experience. Board service provides emerging practitioners with an outstanding way in which to learn about the issues and challenges faced by nonprofit organizations. Situations you will encounter while serving on a board could be facing organizations applying to your foundation for a grant or technical assistance. However, as an employee of a grant-making organization, you will face special challenges in avoiding conflicts of interest. Come and learn the benefits and the potential pitfalls of board service from ESC. Refreshments will be provided.
Date: Thursday, May 24th
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: State Street Financial Center, 1 Lincoln Street, 1st Floor, Boston
Cost: Free for all, please select Board Development Workshop as the ticket type