Board Leadership Academy.

Governance training to help your community benefit organization carry out your mission-critical work

Successful organizations start with engaged and informed boards of directors. And with our expertise and credentials in board development, Leadership Lancaster is the go-to resource in our community to provide board training that provides a strong foundation for better alignment around mission, engagement, expectations, governance, and more. Designed for senior staff and Board members, our training can be customized to meet your organization’s specific training needs and challenges.

.Customize your full board training or register for an upcoming virtual Board Leadership Academy module.

Governance Basics


Understand the role of governance in a nonprofit organization.

Building Effective Boards


Learn the practical application of the concepts discussed in the Governance module.


Prepare board members for their role as fundraisers for the organization.

Finance & Oversight

Prepare board members for the financial oversight of an organization.

Strategic Planning

Prepare to undergo a strategic-planning process or to critique an existing plan.

Racial Equity & Inclusion

Learn more about the REI module of the Board Leadership Academy and how your board can participate in this in-depth training at this introduction session.

“Leadership Lancaster provided detailed and thoughtful training on leadership and governance to SoWe’s Board of Directors. The training was tailored to SoWe’s unique needs. Our board members left the training energized and inspired to fulfill our mission.”

Jake Thorsen

Neighborhood Director of SOWE

Additional Info

Price is $125/hour for full board training. Stay tuned for more information on the next virtual BLA series. Contact for information.

Steinman Foundation Partnership

Trainings offered at a reduced rate thanks to a generous partnership with the Steinman Foundation.


Curriculum is written thanks to generous support from the Lancaster County Community Foundation.

Next Steps

Ready to take your Board Leadership Abilities to the next level?