Free Resources from Board Governance Training

Board Governance Workshop Follow up Materials from the May 9 2018 Session:

Thank you for your interest in strengthening Board Governance. Thank you for positively impacting the community.

Click here for a copy of the handout provided by presenter Michael Kumer.
Click here for a Sample Agreement 1 Compasspoint.
Click here for a Sample Code of Conduct for Board Members. 

For more information on the "Life Cycle of a Board" please click on these resources:

Here is Michael's contact information should you like to follow up with him individually: 
Michael Kumer
Boards Made to Order

Below are links to the Standards for Excellence Resource Packets from Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organization (PANO) Board Boot Camp: 
1.    Ed Resource Packet # 4: Board Member Responsibilities –
2.    Ed Resource Packet #5: Board-Executive Partnership –
3.    Ed Resource Packet #6:  Succession Planning –
4.    Ed Resource Packet #7: Board Member Composition and Independence –

Lastly, here is a reminder for a grant opportunity you may be interested in - and please feel free to spread the word: 
Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Project Stream provides grants of up to $2,500 to eligible organizations and individuals to conduct arts projects. Applications are submitted online by June 20 2018 at For the region including Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga and Wyoming Counties questions may be directed to Ranea Chamberlain, Bradford County Regional Arts
Council, 570-268-2787,
Kind Regards, 
Kerri Strauss
Executive Director
United Way of Bradford County
PO Box 106
Towanda PA 18848