Nonprofit Board Institute


The Junior League of Little Rock is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual Nonprofit Board Institute will begin Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

The Nonprofit Board Institute educates individuals on how to be effective nonprofit board members through a five-week evening training course during the month of September 2017, culminating in a graduation on October 3, 2017. All sessions will be held on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Junior League of Little Rock Building located at 401 South Scott Street in downtown Little Rock. Participants have the option to register for the full 5-week training session for $150, or for an individual class specific to a topic of their choosing for $35.  The registration fee covers all training materials and weekly dinners.  Each class will have a capacity for 40 participants and is anticipated to fill up quickly.

The training focus will be on developing leaders for the nonprofit sector through education on all areas of board service. Sessions will be led by area experts familiar with the nonprofit sector and nonprofit board leadership.

Registration is now open to anyone interested in learning about the role of a board member in nonprofit organizations, from veterans of board service to the newly interested.

Speakers this year include:
Christina Littlejohn – CEO, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
Sarah Roberson – Executive Director, City Year Little Rock
Chris Johnson – CFO, Dillard’s
Steve Biernacki – Major Gifts Officer, American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas
Cynthia Ramey – Executive Director, Family Promise of Pulaski County
Gina Newman – Executive Director, Family Home of Little Rock
Maegan Clark – Social Media Manager, Heifer International
Gabe Holmstrom – Executive Director, Downtown Little Rock Partnership

For more information, contact Candace Anderson.