Want to serve on a board but aren’t sure of the responsibilities or skills you need?

Join United Way Young Leaders Society Board Orientation & Leadership Development (BOLD) to learn more about board service, receive training, and find organizations with board or committee opportunities that match your skills and passions.

Congratulations to our 2018-2019 class!

Program Requirements

2018 BOLD series costs $100 and must be paid in full by September 28, 2018. There will be no refunds of the program expense. Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the training sessions.

To graduate, participants are required to attend at least five of the six regular sessions. Program dates are listed on this page.

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2018-2019 Program Curriculum

Training Series

Each session will occur at United Way of East Central Iowa. They will be from 7:30 – 9 a.m.

Session 1: October 23, 2018
Board Basics & Working with the NPO Management Team

Session 2: November 27, 2018
Governance & Strategic Planning

Session 3: December 18, 2018
Advocacy & Public Engagement

Session 4: January 22, 2018
Fundraising & Resource Development

Session 5: February 26, 2018
Engaging a Diverse Community & Civic Engagement

Session 6: March 26, 2018
Financial Management & Fiduciary Responsibility

Got on Board: April 2018

Graduation and board or committee pairing

Interested in joining the next session? Let us know!

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