Project Blueprint is a program of board leadership training presented by the United Way of Long Island and will attract as many as 40 participants in 2015 spring and fall semesters. The program is designed to introduce and prepare diverse young professionals for board service in a nonprofit organization and guide them through the decision about how and where to serve. Upon completing the training, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from Adelphi University.
The goal of Project Blueprint is to broaden and strengthen the leadership pipeline of young professionals competent to serve on the boards of nonprofit organizations in Suffolk County.
The program has the following short-term objectives:
Serving on a board of directors is one of the most powerful ways that young professionals can make a difference in their community. Therefore, Project Blueprint is for members of the Long Island community who want to:
Project Blueprint will be facilitated by experts from the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Adelphi University who will explore the motives for board service, provide an overview of the nonprofit sector and its organizations, describe the basic responsibilities of board membership, explain the variety of board cultures, and clarify the information that perspective board members should have before joining a board.
Project Blueprint will be supported by a password protected webpage at Adelphi University where participants will be able to review relevant information about the 110 United Way of Long Island member organizations including answers to these important questions:
October 13, 2015
October 20, 2015
October 27, 2015
Location: Nassau County – Adelphi University, Garden City Campus, Alumni House Board Room
A light buffet will be served from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., followed by the training from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Funding for Project Blueprint comes from the generous support of the United Way of Long Island.