Sunday, May 17, 2009

Free Training Opportunity for Nonprofit Board Members

The State Board Training Consortium (SBTC) is a collaborative effort between five state agencies to improve governance of state–funded non-profits by providing a comprehensive series of trainings to board members of these organizations. SBTC trainings are conducted by the New York Council of Nonprofit, Inc. (formerly the Council of Community Services of New York State Inc.). NYCON offers 12 different trainings tailored to meet the unique needs of board members. Topics covered include: duties and responsibilities of board members; legal obligations; fiscal accountability; nonprofit accounting basics; human resource issues; quality assurance; board recruitment and retention; strategic planning; and ethics.

SBTC is pleased to announce that NYCON will offer the following workshops in Buffalo on June 11th & 12th, 2009

June 11th - Buffalo

  • The New Form 990: A Focus on Board Governance 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Developing a Fiscally Accountable Nonprofit Board 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Duties & Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards 5:30pm – 8:30pm

June 12th – Buffalo

  • Nonprofit Board Member Responsibilities for Governance of Medicaid-Supported Programs 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Recruiting, Developing & Retaining a Motivated Board of Directors 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Fund Development for Nonprofit Boards 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Buffalo Location:
Holiday Inn
1881 Niagara Falls Blvd
Amherst, NY 14228

To register: Please visit and click on the “State Board Training” logo on the homepage.

Questions? Please contact the New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. at (800) 515-5012 ext. 126 or email

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