Board Bound Leadership or BBL as we like to say, provides tools, training and support for the development of nonprofit board of directors. TPF is in partnership with BBL to offer multiple forms of training and resources.

Lead by Dr. Victoria Boyd and Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE they bring over 60 years of combined service in the nonprofit sector, as they share knowledge and expertise.  Co-authors of Board Bound Leadership: The Four Essentials, it is the foundation for additional live and virtual, plus resources and services.  The virtual training courses include a BBL Certification Program - ideal for everyone serving on a nonprofit board of directors; and Board Bites - Small bites of BIG topics, in less then 30 minutes learn key elements of essential topics.  Their services are are geared for every board member, easy to comprehend and often funny as they dispels myths, answers questions, and outline concisely yet thoroughly what the heck it means to be a nonprofit board member.

Resources include,

  • BBL book: available on Amazon and CreateSpace.
  • BBL Training: In both virtual and live formats, an in depth course for nonprofit board member
  • BBL Toolkit: The essential resources for board development - accessible by registering or becoming a member.

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Why This Training…

Being on a nonprofit board of directors is not something that should be taken lightly. Every nonprofit deserves a board that has the skills and knowledge to lead it into the future. The Philantrepreneur™ Foundation’s Board Bound Leadership Training will prepare individuals to take on the role of board member equipped with the skills needed to be effective and an asset to the organization.

Who Should Participate?

Emerging Leaders - anyone transitioning into the nonprofit sector as a current or future board member. That includes Business leaders, individuals, and employees of companies that encourage serving the community.

Corporations - with CSR goals and company cultures that encourages community engagement make sure your employee representatives are equipped with the skills and knowledge they need for nonprofit leadership.

Nonprofit boards, staff and volunteers - gain the skills to be successful. Understand how boards function, their mechanism and rationale. Be able to vet new members by requesting BBLT certification.

What Will You Learn?

Board Bound training is content driven learning focusing on the needs and unique attributes of nonprofit board leadership. They include:

  • Leadership

    Leading with Purpose and the elements of Intentional Leadership

  • Governance

    Key elements of organizational governance, legal compliance, ethics, accountability and self assessment.

  • Fundraising

    Taking the myth out of Fundraising and introducing strategies to ensure sustainability

  • Assessment

    Internal board assessment and systems for organizational measurement.

Who are your Facilitators?

Victoria Boyd

Founder and President of The Philantrepreneur Foundation. Recognized as one of the leading consultants in the country of nonprofit development. Dr. Boyd has authored two books, develops training programs and is an instructor of Nonprofit Management at UNLV.

Linda Lysakowski

Linda Lysakowski

ACFRE, one of one hundred professionals worldwide to hold the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive designation. She is president of Linda Lysakowski, LLC, dedicated to inspiring creativity and philanthropy. In her twenty plus years as a philanthropic consultant, Linda has managed capital campaigns, helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations achieve their development goals, and trained more than 27,000 development professionals in Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, Egypt, and most of the fifty United States.

CBA recipients register here

To inquire about group rates please contact:

Dr. Victoria Boyd: 702-577-7369 or email: