Board Skills

TNP invites you to sign up for a workshop focused on building a better board through inclusive leadership.

Part 2 of the Equity Chair workshop is designed to help participants take active roles as inclusive leaders in order to engage board members in diversity, equity and inclusion practices and values. 

This training is focused on understanding the characteristics of an inclusive leader and how to create cultural shifts on your board through your leadership. Main topics include: racial equity and why it matters, navigating majority culture, leaving your legacy on a board..etc.

At the end of this workshop, participants will have a better understanding and knowledge base as to how to better serve on boards and continue to support our mission as new philanthropists. 

Workshop instructors:
Mando Rayo – Co-founder and Managing Partner, The New Philanthropists 
Denisha ‘Neena’ Jenkins – Chief Executive Officer, Kardia Advisory Group

2021 dates available for this workshop, click below to sign up:

TNP invites you to sign up for a workshop focused on leading through a cultural conscious perspective.

The Equity Chair workshop is designed to prepare, support and elevate new and experienced board members of color, and allies, for their roles as governing members on nonprofit boards. 

This training is focused on disrupting board norms and learning how to navigate mainstream nonprofits through a cultural conscious perspective. Main topics include: culturally relevant leadership, speaking your truth, confronting tokenism, among others. 

At the end of this workshop, participants will have a better understanding and knowledge base as to how to better serve on boards and continue to support our mission as new philanthropists. 

Workshop instructors:
Mando Rayo – Co-founder and Managing Partner, The New Philanthropists 
Kazique (KP) Jelani Prince, Ph.D. – Chief Executive Officer, Jelani Consulting, LLC
Sharon Vigil, Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Strategist and Facilitator

2021 dates available for this workshop, click below to sign up:


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Mission Capital Board Essentials

In this online course you’ll learn about and discuss the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit board members, and we’ll explore board leadership during the COVID pandemic. By the end of this workshop you will be able to: 

  • Identify the top 10 roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards
  • Understand the role of staff vs the board, differentiating between governance and management
  • List best practices for board recruitment, retention, and evaluation 
  • Outline effective strategies for financial oversight, especially in times of crisis
  • Explain how you can help your organization raise funds and awareness

Who should attend?

  • New nonprofit board members who want to serve their organizations well 
  • Existing nonprofit board members who want to better understand their roles and responsibilities
  • Nonprofit staff members who want a stronger grasp of the board’s role in nonprofit effectiveness and oversight