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Inspiring Change

Inspiring change is part of our name. EPIC, which stands for engaging people, inspiring change, is based on the belief that a region influenced by diverse young professionals is a region that can attract and retain them.

The Board Member Accelerator 

Next Session: Fall 2017
Application: TBA

In an initiative to support our vision to accelerate the influence of diverse emerging leaders in our region, the EPIC Advisory Council began to ask the question: “How can we assist more young professionals become leaders on nonprofit boards?” They approached 
Aly Sterling Philanthropy and the Board Member Accelerator series was born.
  • 1st program of its kind
  • 30 participant limit 
  • 6, 2-hour courses

We are excited to announce our new partners for 2017. ProMedica and The University of Toledo Alumni Association will be offering board seats to graduates of the Board Member Accelerator Series each year.

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“The most impactful thing that that I took away from this course was to not just fill a seat. I need to make a huge difference, make an impact.” - Sarah T.

Taught by professionals from Aly Sterling Philanthropy, the course is $200.00 and includes breakfast, parking downtown, course materials, a completion certification, LinkedIn recognition and a completion letter written to a person of your choosing.

Board Fair

EPIC Toledo recognizes the significance of strong board leadership to the nonprofit sector, the strength of the region, and individual professional and personal development. To link our members with the nonprofit community we host a board fair each year as part of our Signature Event Series.

For Nonprofits

Following the completion of the inaugural Board Member Accelerator, the staff of Aly Sterling Philanthropy and Sara Swisher, Director of EPIC Toledo hosted a webinar for nonprofits looking to connect with EPIC members that have completed the course.


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