Nonprofit Board Member Training


Cause Areas


Sat Feb 04, 2017 09:00 AM - Sat Apr 22, 2017 01:00 PM


444 N Wabash AveChicago, IL 60611

Business & Nonprofit Volunteers help create a sustainable arts community in Chicago


Interested in joining a Non-Profit Arts Board? Are you passionate about the Arts? Are you ready to contribute to strengthening Arts & Culture Organizations Chicago? Do you want to become a leader in your community? If the answer is YES, contact the Arts & Business Council of Chicago to learn more about the On BOARD program.

How On BOARD works:

Participants will...

+ Attend 4 training sessions conducted by board governance experts, non-profit arts leaders & current board members.

+ Receive extensive training through interactive coursework in: Legal & Fiduciary Responsibilities, Organization Structure, Fundraising, Financial & Tax Issues.

+ Meet 10-15 arts organizations who seek to add to their current Board of Directors Attend shows, make site visits, and observe the programming and board events of each organization to determine the best fit Be elected to the Board of Directors of a non-profit arts organization

Program Dates:

+ Feb 4: Orientation
+ Feb 15: Meet the Boards (networking event)
+ Mar 4: Training
+ Mar 25: Training
+ Apr 22: Training

Contact Kristen Teasdale at or 312.372.1876 x105 for more information.


  • Financial Planning
  • Accounting
  • Business Development
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Human Resources Assistance
  • Management

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-10 hours/month
  • Tuition

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