Board Training & Matching Program


Cause Areas


Sat Sep 17, 2016 09:00 AM - Sat Dec 03, 2016 01:00 PM


Various locations throughout ChicagoChicago, IL 60601


On BOARD is A&BC’s unique board training and matching program for business leaders who are interested in serving on the Board of Directors of a nonprofit arts organization. Since 1999, A&BC has matched over 250 business professionals on nonprofit boards.


On BOARD candidates are experienced professionals, typically with expertise in operations, finance, marketing/communications, public relations, strategy, organizational development, human resources, management consulting, IT, or nonprofit management. They typically have 5-10 years of professional experience.

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

More Information

For more information about the On BOARD program or to apply , please contact Director of Programs - Board Services & Training, Kristen Teasdale (312) 372-1876 ext. 105.


  • Financial Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources Strategy
  • Business Planning
  • Management

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