The Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) is delivering a Board Governance workshop, a training that is part of the Vital Nonprofits Program (VNP). VNP’s mission is to invest and build the long term sustainability of the region’s nonprofit organizations and public agencies.

This workshop will address the roles and responsibilities of board and staff, leadership, operations management and other issues essential to running a nonprofit. Aurora Consulting will facilitate the workshop, which will be held in two locations.

The first session will be offered May 4th in Thief River Falls, at the Little Ralph Arena Conference Room and in Bemidji at the Northwest Minnesota Foundation on May 5th. There is a $50 fee and registration is required; the deadline to register is May 3rd. Please visit, where a link will be available under events.

The Northwest Minnesota Foundation is a public, charitable foundation serving 12 counties of Northwest Minnesota by investing resources, facilitating collaboration and promoting philanthropy.