Training and Events

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The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Montgomery County is pleased to announce the next Leaders On Board session series begins on October 25, 2022 

Leaders On Board is a nonprofit board training program that is offered in six, one-hour sessions via Zoom. The course covers the topics needed to be prepared to serve on a nonprofit board or improve impact for your current board service. Participants receive a “Certificate of Completion” after the program, and have the opportunity to meet with area nonprofit executives to look for a potential match!

Cost: $99 for all six sessions

Chamber Members and nonmembers are welcome

For more information contact

Topics to be covered in the six week interactive training program include:

  • Basic Governance – Role of the Board/Vital Role of Engagement – CEO & Board
  • Understanding Strategic Planning
  • Fundamentals of Fundraising for Boards
  • Financial Oversight for Boards
  • Measure impact and outcomes

Catalyst NPU 2022

This conference was held on June 23, 2022.  A complete catalog of the recorded sessions is available by contacting Liz Vibber at 215-343-2727 or  The cost is $20 for the conference recordings.
Leading Change: Timeless Principles that Never Expire
Jay Desko, The Center Consulting Group
Strengthening Your Team by Promoting Value & Efficiency
Lucretia Wells, The Design Group
Mapping Your Organization's Succession Strategy
Elizabeth Vibber, MS Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management
6 Strategies to Get Unstuck in Your Fundraising
Tiffani Harris, Carmel & Associates
Expand Your Corporate Portfolio: More Ways to Collaborate with Corporations
Gail Bower, Bower & Co. Consulting


GOLD Sponsors                            SILVER Sponsor


To Request the links for the following two workshops, please complete the form below.  Other workshops available for immediate viewing may be found below.

Nonprofit Finance Forum, 2022–4/28/2022

Collaborations, Affiliations and Mergers, Oh My– 5/10/2022

Watch Now  Understanding Your Financials

June 14, 2022

Watch Now  Board Basics of Governance

April 21, 2022

WATCH NOW  Harnessing the Power of Key Performance Indicators and Dashboards

January 19, 2021

 Sponsor, BLBB Charitable. 


WATCH NOW US Nonprofits: A Practical Guide to Global Mission Delivery

Gold Sponsor : Bookminders 

WATCH NOW Board Boot Camp: Governing in a Crisis

During this 60 minute session we will cover the roles and responsibilities of board members as well as discuss best practices that can be activated in addressing a crisis.  We will keep the call open for an additional 30 minutes for Q&A and to give participants a chance to connect and share.

CCNM Around Town

What You Bring to a Board as a CPA

PICPA Not-for-Profit & Government Accounting conference

July 13, 2022:  Liz Vibber

  • Serving on For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Boards of Directors
  • Duties of Serving on a Board of Directors
  • 10 Basic Responsibilities of serving on a Board

For information on the conference, visit:


The Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management is pleased to offer a series of one and two hour training sessions for busy Boards.  Note we are happy to provide virtual training options for your board!  Contact us for more information-

Our training professionals are able to attend your regular Board meetings and conduct mini-trainings in a variety of areas. Popular topics include:

  • Strategic Thinking for Boards
  • Board Roles and Responsibilities
  • The Board’s Role in a Development Plan
  • Understanding your Financial Statements

Allow us customize any topic to suit the needs of your Board. Trainings are 1 -2 hours in length and include handout materials. For more information, please contact Liz Vibber, 215-343-2727 or e-mail: