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Feb. 17 Application Deadline: Board Building & Preservation Planning Training

February 17, 2020

Spring 2020: Board Building and Preservation Preservation Leadership Training
Brought to you by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and made possible through the generous support of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

March 26–28, 2020 | Memphis, Tennessee

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The National Trust for Historic Preservation in partnership with the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will host a two-day workshop designed to address the specific needs of executive directors, trustees, and boards managing African American historic sites and museums.

Topic areas will include non-profit management, preservation planning, board development and fundraising strategies. Workshop facilitators will use highly interactive exercises, case studies, small group work, and assignments focused on the specific needs of participant organizations.

The workshop offers effective methods of advancing organizational goals and provides knowledge on the processes and skills to promote leadership development for building sustainable organizations.

Workshop Goals
The goals of the workshop are to:

Increase the capacity of organizational leaders;
Expand the skills and strategies available to board and executive staff; and
Engage participants in active communication about challenges and solutions to common organizational development issues.

A non-refundable cost of $300 will be charged for each organization participating in the workshop. There is no fee to apply for the workshop.

Application Process
Organizations wishing to participate should submit an application on or before February 17, 2020
Due to program format, only 3-5 organizations will be accepted to participate in the program.
Participating organizations must enroll their chief staff person and at least four (4) board members to attend. All staff and board members must attend Thursday and Friday activities. Only the chief staff person and board president/chair are required to attend the Saturday session.


February 17, 2020