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Excellence in Governance Overview

Teaching and reinforcing new disciplines that will continue and sustain effective governance practices.

Excellence in Governance table meetingExcellence in Governance is a NeighborWorks America program designed to help responsible boards create lasting adaptive change and become exceptional boards.

The program enhances governance through changing behaviors, strengthening ways of doing long term business, as well as changing the culture of the board.

For the Class of 2018, Excellence in Governance will build upon an established foundation by expanding the number of participants, deepening the content and engaging program graduates in on-going conversations and opportunities.

NeighborWorks America and additional governance experts are uniquely positioned to help board members learn and apply concepts on:

  • building constructive partnerships and an engaging board culture
  • fostering functional and social inclusion
  • sustaining organizational resources
  • becoming ambassadors beyond the board room
  • creating lasting, adaptive change
“Through Excellence in Governance, we uncovered new strengths and deeper capacity from our board members, and, we recruited new board members who bring much greater diversity and experience in gap areas.”
Peggy Hutchison, CEO, The Primavera Foundation, Excellence in Governance 2012 graduate

Training & Services

For more information, contact:

ExInGov@nw.org