Board Training & Matching Program


Cause Areas


Sat Sep 23, 2017 09:00 AM - Sat Dec 02, 2017 01:00 PM


100 South State Street4th FloorChicago, IL 60603


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.


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

Fall 2017 Program Dates:

+ Sept 23: Orientation/Training
+ Sept 27: Meet the Boards (networking event to meet arts orgs)*
+ Oct 21: Training
+ Nov 4: Training
+ Dec 2: Training

More Information

For more information about the On BOARD program or to apply , please contact Noemi Garcia at or (312) 372-1876 ext. 103.


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

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Tuition Fee

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