Watermark Philanthropic Advising

Lead Effectively

It’s a dynamic time to be involved in nonprofit leadership, where the opportunities are immense…as are the challenges.  Whether you are a Board volunteer, CEO, or chief fundraiser, Watermark can help you and your team deepen capacity for effective and meaningful leadership.  In addition to practices of good governance and financial accountability, integrating your philanthropic mission across all leadership levels will stand you apart.

Watermark offers the following board and organizational development opportunities:

  • Governance assessments
  • Board building strategies for recruitment and orientation, performance evaluation
  • Imagine Canada accreditation program expert coaching
  • Facilitation of strategic or sensitive discussions
  • How to work with and evaluate your chief fundraiser
  • Coaching for CEO’s and senior staff working with Boards of Directors
  • Interim leadership
  • Customized training

Sharilyn is a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer and offers 1 to 3-day workshops and retreats customized for CGT Sealnonprofit Boards, including:

  • Board Leadership & Engagement: Fundamentals for Success
  • Show Me the Money: Creating a Fundraising Culture
  • Strategic Board Recruitment & Development
  • The Board/Staff Partnership: How to Share Leadership and Get Results
  • Practices of High-Performing Boards: What the Best Boards Do Well
  • Board Self-Assessment and Action Planning