BoardMatch connects you to a local nonprofit serving a cause you care about.

BoardMatch 2017

BoardMatch gives you a way to give back while building your professional résumé.

BoardMatch gives you skills for first-time or new board service.

BoardMatch lets you avoid the hassles of trying to find a nonprofit. We help you found a good match.

BoardMatch works! Since 2004, we helped over 150 people like you join a nonprofit board.


Driscoll'sIn 2017, we teamed up with Driscoll's for BoardMatch at their corporate campus in Watsonville.

Dates and information about BoardMatch  2018 will be posted later this year. In the mean time, we're hosting a one-night networking mixer for future board members and nonprofits seeking new members. 

Is BoardMatch for Me?

Is BoardMatch For Me?

  • YES, if you reside in either Santa Cruz or Monterey counties and want to join a nonprofit board.
  • YES, if you are not currently serving on a board OR you haven't been recruited onto one.
  • YES, if you want help finding a nonprofit for possible board service.
  • YES, if you want to build your professional résumé and network with other committed individuals.
  • NO, if you are already on a board or are looking for board training (see how we can help you).
  • NO, if you are a nonprofit looking for board members.

Does BoardMatch Work?

Does it Work?

Yes! Since 2004, we've helped over 150 people find a nonprofit board.

During our two-evening program you get:

  • An overview of the nonprofit sector and how it works.
  • An understanding of the board’s fiduciary responsibilities and governance role.
  • The opportunity to be in a simulated board meeting with a real-life decision for you to make.
  • Time to meet with 3-4 potential nonprofit matches during our high-energy Nonprofit Speed Dating.

Nonprofits and BoardMatch

BoardMatch Free for Nonprofits

BoardMatch provides another strategy to help you find board members.

It's free. When the next series if offered, all you'll need to do is fill out a simple online form and commit to attend the second evening of the program, with a board member.

The form, dates and all the information you need will be posted soon.