Calendar of Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Seminars & Events

Every year BVU presents over 40 seminars packed with useful and practical knowledge.  Our seminars focus on nonprofit governance and management topics, including board roles, board leadership, public policy, HR, finance, and marketing.  Additionally, BVU offers several events celebrating and promoting volunteerism

BVU is accepting credit cards for seminar registrations. We continually update our calendar of seminars.  We will refund the cost of your seminar if cancelled at least 48 hours prior to seminar.


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Introduction to Finding Grants

Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this newly revised class.

Online Webinar

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Event Planning: Before You Sign the First Contract

Is your nonprofit considering a new event? Rethinking an annual event that has become stale? Wondering ‘why are we even doing this event’? Don't let the true potential of your event be restricted by signing contracts too soon in the planning process.

JumpStart Conference Room

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Friday, March 04, 2016

The Role of the Board

After attending this training, you will have guidelines for effective and meaningful nonprofit board service and a clear understanding of your role and the expectations of a nonprofit board member.

Tucker Ellis LLP

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Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Introduction to Proposal Writing

This newly revised class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

Akron-Summit County Public Library

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Friday, April 08, 2016

Effective Leadership of Nonprofit Boards

This hands-on workshop that will address the role of board leaders in guiding and shaping a board to advance the organization to achieve its full potential.

Penton Media Building

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Introduction to Project Budgets

This class will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation proposal.

Akron-Summit County Public Library

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Introduction to Corporate Giving

Is your organization ready to seek corporate support? This class will cover the basics of corporate grantmaking.

Akron-Summit County Public Library

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