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Board Leadership Calgary Learning Event 2018

Thank you for all who attended the event!

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 fundamentals, creative ideas and resources.

Date:               Saturday, November 3, 2018

Time:              8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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


Board Governance

• Board governance basics
• Objects & Bylaws
• Evaluation / Impact
• Effective Board Decision Making
• Continuity for Non-Profits: Recruitment and Succession Planning
• Policies & Procedures
• Strategic Planning
• Risk Management
• Committee & Executive Roles

Funding & Financial Management

• Understanding Financial Statements
• Funding your Non-Profit
• Financial Compliance
• Storytelling: How to demonstrate the value of your non-profit
• Budgets for Non-Profits


• Conflict Resolution
• Hiring Employees and the Role of the Board
• Diversity & Inclusion in your Organization
• Effective Non-Profit Organizational Culture
• Volunteer engagement


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
  • Bow Valley College
  • CH Non-Profit Consulting
  • CommunityWise Resource Centre
  • Federation of Calgary Communities
  • Propellus
  • Rozsa Foundation
  • Sparrow Consulting

 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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