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84% of nonprofit board members are White while only 13% are Black and Hispanic

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TO MEET YOUR NEXT BOARD MEMBER?

The root cause is two-fold.  First, nonprofit boards are unable to find and too often devalue community representation from their targeted service neighborhoods.  Second, residents of underserved, minority communities lack confidence to serve on a local nonprofit board and little to no training is available to equip

these residents.

SEAT is designed to increase diversity and inclusionary efforts of nonprofit boards by equipping and presenting residents from minority neighborhoods for

board service. 

 

Gained skill sets include identifying transferable skills, understanding nonprofit structure, understanding board governance and preparing for

board engagement.

90% of board chairs are White to a mere 8% Black and Hispanic