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REALIZE Board Lunch and Learn for 2023

December 14, 2022

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation, in partnership with the United Way of El Paso County, is ensuring the success of nonprofit organizations that serve the region’s communities by offering REALIZE Board. Through workshops, training, and summits, REALIZE Board Training is helping nonprofit boards of directors be prepared to undertake their critical responsibilities.

Upcoming REALIZE Board Lunch and Learn Training

Tuesday, January 10 – Budgets & Dashboards
Tuesday, January 24 – Fiscal Oversight
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom

These sessions will help increase your understanding when reviewing the financial statements such as income and expense statements, balance sheets, and cash analysis.

The REALIZE Board Lunch and Learn series feature a foundational set of courses that build upon each other throughout the year with a focus on understanding board member roles and responsibilities as well as nonprofit structure and fundraising. Each lesson has a cost of $20, which includes access to all materials for the session. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. For more information on REALIZE Board Training Program and scholarships, contact Bianca De Leon at realize@unitedwayelpaso.org.

Visit realizeboard.org for new sessions to be released in February 2023.


PDNHF Priority Area: Health Leadership

To support leadership development for executives, boards of directors, and nonprofit organizations. Leverage resources through partnerships, invest in strategic initiatives and catalytic projects, and respond to immediate needs for the benefit of the region’s health.

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PDNHF Initiative: REALIZE Board Training

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation, in partnership with the United Way of El Paso County, is ensuring the success of nonprofit organizations that serve the region’s communities. Through workshops, training and summits, the REALIZE Board Training is assuring all nonprofit boards of directors are prepared to undertake their critical responsibilities. 

Through the help of thoughtful consultants and best-practices, the REALIZE Board Training Program was designed to help good board members become even better for the benefit of non-profits and region’s health. Seven lessons ranging from Board Basics and Understanding Financial Statements are provided by Board Source certified trainers and delivered through a series of brief lunch-and-learn style sessions. The lessons are also available for board retreats or integration into a board meeting.

Individuals who participate in the training program will learn to: 

  • Acquire skills, behaviors, and competencies necessary to positively impact the population  
  • Manage board meetings (agendas, board minutes and more)
  • Facilitate board dialogue 
  • Build a strong and healthy relationship with CEOs 
  • Understand legal and ethical roles for boards 

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Foundation Staff: Michael Kelly

Additional Links

https://www.realizeboard.org/

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