Project Inclusion

Preparing volunteers for board governance to promote diversity and inclusion among nonprofit leadership.

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COVID Impact Forum

Building, Educating & Serving in a Pandemic

            Join the 25th annual class of Project Inclusion for a FREE virtual forum about the impacts of COVID-19 on our community, how local organizations responded and the role of boards. The impacts of COVID-19 have been felt across society, impacting the way we live, engage and lead in our community. While some thrived, others barely survived. In this forum, a diverse group of local leaders will discuss the challenges and economic impacts of the pandemic, when they knew it was time to pivot and what they learned in the process. Be ready to be engaged, informed and inspired!


May 25, 2021

6 - 7:30 p.m. EST

Via Zoom



To make a donation to support the community impact efforts of the Project Inclusion Class of 2021, 
text PI2021 to 41444 or
click here.

About Project Inclusion

Project Inclusion is an award-winning board governance leadership and development program sponsored by United Way of South Hampton Roads designed to advance diversity and inclusion on the boards of local nonprofits and institutions. Project Inclusion prepares participants to serve on local boards and commissions by sharpening leadership and management skills and growing their professional networks. 

Participants learn from local leaders about:

  • Boardsmanship

  • Fundraising

  • Cultural Sensitivity

  • Effective Communication

  • Fiscal Responsibilities

  • Community Mapping

  • Ethical & Legal Responsibilities

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Research & Technology Tools

  • Parliamentary Procedures

  • Image Building

Apply to Join the Next Class

The application for the class of 2021 is closed.

For questions, please contact

Our Impact

13 weeks

of high-quality content on leadership and board governance

25 years

of advancing equity and inclusion


alumni graduated from the program

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