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BECOME A LEADER WHO MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Less than 23% of U.S. nonprofit boards have diversity that accurately represents their communities. 

United Way's Project Blueprint works to change that reality for Northern Utah.

 

Check back soon! Applications for Project Blueprint will open in July/August

 

 

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About the Program

This unique program prepares emerging and current leaders for leadership roles on nonprofit and public sector boards and committees. Project Blueprint meets regularly for about two months of curriculum sessions, starting with a retreat and culminating in a graduation.

AS A PARTICIPANT, YOU WILL GAIN:

  • Leadership skills that translate to for-profit and nonprofit settings
  • Connection to like-minded professionals
  • Deeper awareness of community challenges
  • Connections to nonprofit board or committee opportunities
  • Alumni network of graduates

EXPECTATIONS OF PARTICIPANTS:

  • Attend and actively participate at orientation in October 
  • Attend and actively participate in all scheduled education sessions in person 
  • (Participants are allowed one missed education day.)
  • Approach the year with an open mind ready to learn, grow, and develop personally and professionally

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please reach out to Abby Monroe to discuss opportunities that align with your organization's mission and goals.

 

Education Session Calendar (2024)

  • Orientation: October 3, 2024
  • Weekly education sessions – Every Thursday (*unless otherwise noted) from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 
  • Nonprofit Board & Volunteer Recruitment Fair — Meet the nonprofits that match your passion
    • 2024: TBD




OCTOBER 3 SESSION 1 ORIENTATION (half-day introduction)
OCTOBER 10 SESSION 2 Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice 5:30-8:00 PM
OCTOBER 17 SESSION 3 Meeting Basics 5:30-8:00 PM
OCTOBER 24 SESSION 4 Three Modes of Governance/Critical Thinking 5:30-8:00 PM
OCTOBER 30 SESSION 5 Strategic Planning 5:30-8:00 PM
TBD BOARD & VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT FAIR
TBD
NOVEMBER 7 SESSION 6 Board Responsibilities 5:30-8:00 PM
NOVEMBER 14 SESSION 7 Nonprofit Finances 5:30-8:00 PM
NOVEMBER 21 SESSION 8 Board Shadow and Cohort Experience 5:30-8:00 PM

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