Information & Requirements

BoardConnect: Meet & Greet Nonprofit Fair Information & Application 
Date:  June 7, 2023
Time: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Boys and Girls Clubs Mercer County
Spruce Street Clubhouse
1040 Spruce Street
Lawrence, NJ 08648

Is your nonprofit organization looking to expand its board of trustees? Does your board need new leadership or new ideas? If so, then BoardConnect is your solution! This top-rated program for prospective nonprofit board members features two components: (1) training by content experts on essential topics to help prepare individuals to be proactive, highly effective members of a nonprofit board; and (2) facilitation of introductions to area nonprofit organizations interested in having participants join on a committee or board level.

Participants are selected for the BoardConnect program based on their relevant professional experience, skills, talents, and interest in nonprofit service, so that they can best be connected with appropriate nonprofit partners. 

BoardConnect Alumni have gone on to join boards that are creating social change such as Grounds for Sculpture, Enable, Homefront, Interfaith Caregivers, Kidsbridge, LALDEF, MillHill Child & Family Development, Trenton Circus Squad, Princeton-Blairstown Center, D&R Greenway Trust, Sourland Conservancy, Anchor House, West Windsor Arts Council and many more.

You will have the opportunity to be introduced to the graduates of our training program.  We have a “speed-dating” like format to give you time to connect with the candidates.  We allow 2 representatives of each organization to participate as part of the entrance fee.  Please note that almost all of our graduates live or work in Mercer County, NJ.  We can work with you separately if your nonprofit does not fit that criteria.  Contact Allison Howe listed below.

Participation Requirements:
The following requirements must be met by the organizations in order to apply for this opportunity. This is to ensure the best experience by both the participant and the nonprofit.

□   Current 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
□   3+ years since incorporation
□   Current Board of 5 or more trustees
□   Board must have 2 or more NON-founding members
□   Commitment to attend the Meet and Greet Nonprofit Fair
□   If selected to participate, there is a $100 fee

Kindly fill out the brief application.  You will be contacted regarding your inclusion in the program. For questions please contact Rekha Parthasarathy, Program and Development Associate, at or at 201.978.3598.

Thank you for partnering with us for your board needs. We're looking forward to introducing you to our graduates!