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<h1>Governance Training Workshop</h1><p>Comox Valley Community Foundation is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a two-part Governance Training Workshop on February 28th and March 7 2019 for local non-profits and registered charities.&nbsp; If your agency is interested in attending this workshop, an online application must be submitted by December 7th. Cost to attend will be $25 per participant.</p><p><a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GovernanceWorkshop2019"><strong>APPLY HERE</strong></a></p><p>For the third year, the Comox Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) has dedicated funds to support professional development initiatives. Last year, an overwhelming number of professional development grant requests were focused on improving governance. In response, Comox Valley Community Foundation has hired local governance expert Jon Pascoe. Fellow Certified Management Consultant and Chartered Professional in Human Resources. Jon was first an Executive Director 29 year ago, and has been providing governance and human resources consulting for almost two decades.</p><p>“Comox Valley charitable organizations play an essential role in creating a better future for all in the Valley,” said CVCF President Matt Beckett. “We all benefit from the passion and talents of the many employees and volunteers who work tirelessly to make the Comox Valley better.”</p><p>The Comox Valley Community Foundation recognizes that many organization’s resources are stretched to the maximum. Often the most critical need they have is greater support and training for their Board, staff and volunteers. This year the Foundation has committed professional development funds to help improve the overall strength of the charitable organizations for up to 64 participants.<br><br></p>