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Board Leadership Calgary 2017 – Registration Now Open!

Board Leadership Calgary is pleased to announce
A Learning Event for Non-Profits 2017 registration is now open!

This one-day learning event is for current or potential Board members and staff of small non-profits, as well as members of community organizations and grassroots groups. This learning event will provide you with a variety of sessions and networking opportunities addressing non-profit governance, as well as finance fundaments, creative ideas and resources.


Date:               Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time:              8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location:        Bow Valley College (345 6th Ave SE)


• Board governance basics
• Board roles: Executive and committees
• Successful meeting: Preparing for AGM and board meetings
• Creating and nurturing and effective board
• Bylaws, policies and objects
• Financial compliance
• Fundraising and the board
• Budgets for non-profits
• Social enterprise
• Strategic planning
• Board and Executive Director relations
• Risk management
• Funder relationships
• Conflict resolution
• Authenticity for board members
• Non-profit storytelling
• Financial statement literacy
• Funding sources for non-profits
• Organizational diversity
• Volunteer engagement
• Evaluation


Go to for event details and schedule, workshop and speaker descriptions, and to register.  You will be able to pre-register to workshops this year.


Registration:  $30.00 (includes lunch and refreshments). The low ticket prices are made possible through our generous sponsors. There may be bursaries available to organizations under financial constraints.


Please note:  Registrations are non-refundable, but may be transferred to another person by contacting [email protected]



Board Leadership Calgary is a learning collaborative that organizes learning opportunities for board members of voluntary non-profit organizations. Organizers for this event are:

  • Alberta Culture & Tourism, Community Development Unit
  • CommunityWise Resource Centre
  • DiverseCity onBoard
  • Federation of Calgary Communities
  • Propellus
  • Rozsa Foundation
  • Sport Calgary
  • Community Members


Sponsors: The low registration fee and bursaries are made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors:

  • Bow Valley College
  • Servus Credit Union
  • Simple Cloud Works


Questions? Contact: [email protected]


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