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Changing the face of trusteeship

We support people from all sectors of society to become charity board trustees, and charities to recruit and retain a diverse range of trustees.

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Becoming a trustee could boost your career, your health and your happiness. Find out more powerful reasons to consider charity trusteeship.   >> READ MORE

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Open recruitment works because it brings you more candidates, particularly a more diverse range of candidates and a greater range of skills and perspectives on your board.    >> READ MORE

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The Festival of Trusteeship 2023 box set recordings 

The Festival of Trusteeship 2023 was our best event yet! If you missed out on attending the live events you can still access all the learning by buying the box set of all the recordings for £25.

The set includes a download of the brilliant Zoom chats. These are stuffed with invaluable comments, web links to helpful organisations and resources, and the Linkedin contact details of panelists excited to connect with you! 

Trustee Learning Programme

All sessions in our Trustee Learning Programme are free thanks to generous sponsorship from Rathbones who support the finance webinars, Russell-Cooke who support our governance webinars and five leading recruitment agencies Charisma, Diversifying Group, Starfish,TPP and Peridot have come together to support the webinars that relate to trustee recruitment.


The programme has on average between 2-3 events a week on a wide variety of subjects designed to further trustees' learning.

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Helping your employees become trustees

Helping your staff to become trustees has myriad benefits for your organisation, your employees and society as a whole. Many organisations we work with are using charity trusteeship as a pathway to personal learning and development.


Getting on Board works in partnership with organisations like King's College London and Allen & Overy to build trustee training for their staff into employers' CSR and HR programmes. 

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Download our free guide for charities

Diversify your Charity’s Board: a practical guide is full of valuable information and takes you through the steps of how to approach the subject of changing your board composition with your existing trustees and chair.


The guide is filled with illuminating case studies and quotes and is accompanied by a downloadable resources pack.

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