Non Profit Bootcamp

Nebraska Extension & the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands present:

Nonprofit Board Bootcamp

Nonprofit boards need to strengthen their skills, engagement, and leadership to adapt to increasing demands of this rapidly evolving environment. The Nonprofit Board Boot Camp offers essential training for new and experienced board members, providing them with practical information, resources, and tools that they can use right away to further their organizations' mission.

August 29
First Northeast Bank of Nebraska, 448 S 13th St, Tekamah
October 5
August N. Christenson Research & Education Building, 
Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center, 1071 County Road G (Near Mead) Map
October 24
Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church Fellowship Hall
(One mile east of Ainsworth on Highway 20)
October 25
Broken Bow
Broken Bow Country Club, 2280 Memorial Drive, Broken Bow
November 7
Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 56885 PWF Road, Fairbury
November 8

Phelps County Ag Center, 1308 Second Street, Holdrege

All sessions will run from 4:30 to 8:30 pm (local time)
Cost: $125 per participant or $200 for up to 3 individuals representing the same nonprofit or $300 for up to 6 individuals representing the same nonprofit (includes dinner).

Click HERE to Register

(If paying by check please use this registration form.)

(The registration deadline is for each location is 7 days prior to the Board Bootcamp; for example August 22 is the deadline to register for the Tekamah location.)


Part I: Mission & Vision;

Meaningful Engagment

Part II: Board Structure & Committees;

Finances, Compliance & Risk Management

Part III: Recruitment & Team Building;

Continuous Improvement & Evaluation

Organization lifecyclesBoard stages

Mission, vision & strategic goals

Board oversight & management

Community relations

Fiduciary, strategic & visionary thinking


Reviewing bylaws

Sarbanes-Oxley implications for nonprofits

Financial ystems/role of finance committee

Form 990

Financial management responsibilities

Risk & crisis management

Board member recruitment, onboarding & evaluation

Fundraising expectations

Board chair - E.D. relationship

Succession planning

Basic board assessment and action planning

Improving board meetings

More information is available here.


Carroll Welte

Extension Educator

Nebraska Extension in Burt County


Jessica G. Jones

Extension Educator

Nebraska Extension in Johnson County