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

Check back often as we continually update our calendar of seminars.


Monday, April 10, 2017

New Leadership, New Cleveland

Join us for a panel discussion featuring three newly appointed chief executives in Cleveland’s business community as they discuss their vision for the future of our city. The panel will address their personal and professional community engagement priorities and how those goals connect to an overall strategy for our region.

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Effective Leadership of Nonprofit Boards

Join BVU for a small, 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. This seminar is specifically targeted to nonprofit board officers, committee chairs and chief executives.

AECOM Conference Center

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Nonprofit Leaders Breakfast - Akron

Join fellow Board Presidents and Chief Executives at this Nonprofit Leaders Breakfast as we discuss best practices for nonprofit boards.

Boys & Girls Club of the Western Reserve

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The Role of the Board - Akron

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.

BVU Akron Office

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Purpose at Work Summit

Join Northeast Ohio business leaders for a full-day design workshop where you and your team will go beyond learning and dialogue, towards implementation - of new ideas, initiatives and approaches for employee engagement.

Tinkham Veale University Center, CWRU

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Introduction to Project Budgets

Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don’t know what and how much to ask for? This training 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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