Board Basics

This series ran in 2019.  It is currently not offered again (yet), however, feel free to review the materials for each session by following the links


Invest in Neighborhoods in partnership with

program presents:

Join us for this series specifically developed for all volunteer boards and small non-profits. If you answer yes to any of the following, this one is for you!
Are you a board member of a Community Council? 
Board or staff of a very small non-profit?
Interested in becoming a board member?

Register Closed

all classes: 5:30-7:30  at Invest in Neighborhoods, 315 W Court St, 45202

Wed Sept 18:
Non-profit law: Legal issues and ethics
Jeniece Jones, ED HOME/NKU adjunct, non-profit law
Presentation: NPOLaw

Wed Oct 9:
Board Governance: Roles & Responsibilities
Julie Olberding, Director, NKU Masters of Public Administration

Wed Oct 23:
Board Governance: Bylaws, Committees, & Structures

Elizabeth Bartley, ED Invest in Neighborhoods
Presentation: Board Basics- bylaws committees structures
to do state and fed with schedule
State of Ohio Non-profit Annual-Report-Questions
Charitable Registration Deadlines and Fees FAQs – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost
Meeting order and Roberts Rules Cheat Sheet

Wed Nov 6:
Non-Profit Financial Basics/Fiscal Responsibility
Julia Kyser, CPA
Kyser – Non-Profit Fiscal Responsibility-Financial Basics
Financial handouts/examples:
sample financials for fiscal resp of board – CDC example
sample financials for fiscal resp of board – arts example

Mon Nov 18:  (note! this is MONDAY, not Wednesday)
Intro to Grant Writing & Project Budgeting
Kent Mulcahy, Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County


Wed Dec 4:
Mediation & Strategies for Handling Difficult Conversations
Sheri Slovin, Beyond Civility



Slovin Mediation & Strategies for Handling Difficult Conversations

Wed Dec 18:
Engagement and Outreach
Greer Aeschbury, Working in Neighborhoods

Engagement Tools for Community

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