Continuing CHC Board Education

CHC board members are tasked with governing organizations that are constantly changing and regulated by complex rules. Continuing education gives these dedicated volunteers the tools they need to understand their responsibilities, enjoy the time and effort they put into the health center, and remain committed to the mission.

Please click or scroll down for:
CHAMPS Board Training Resources
Other CHC-Related Board Training Resources
Online FAQs for Boards and Non-Profits
Board-Related Newsletters

Note: Please visit the Other Online Board Resources page for additional training and consulting services.


CHAMPS provides continuing education opportunities to CHC staff and board members through live, Internet-based, and archived resources, conferences, seminars, and workshops.

CHAMPS About Community Health Centers (CHCs) Page
A description of the advantages, requirements, and expectations of being a Federally Qualified Health Center
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CHAMPS CHC Terms & Acronyms Page
A list of over 200 terms and acronyms commonly used in the CHC world
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CHAMPS Distance Learning Page
Distance learning resources divided into three sections: Upcoming Live CHAMPS Webcasts, Archived CHAMPS Webcasts, and Other Online Continuing Education Resources (board-appropriate resources are clearly marked)
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CHAMPS Annual Conference Page
Registration information and session details; conference includes Board Training track, created in collaboration with Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA) and National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
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Candid Learning
Knowledge Base: Boards

Online training and resources for health center board members

Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)
2021 Community Health Center (CHC) Governance Podcast Series
This three-part podcast series provides short, digestible introductions to some of the important parts of being a board member for a CHC. This series is not a comprehensive guide of what it means to be a CHC board member, but rather provides a quick snapshot into relevant governance topics. Each episode of the podcast comes with an accompanying handout that includes links to additional resources and a quick evaluation.

Health Services and Resources Administration (HRSA)
Sample Board Education, Training and Needs Survey
Why Board Training or Team Building Alone Seldom Restores Boards

Document addressing board’s need for a variety of activities to ensure successful absorption of training topics

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
Health center governance training and technical assistance resources, including short videos and e-learning modules, publications, etc.
“Funded! Now What?” Reference Document (PDF)

National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc. (NCFH)
Health Center Tool Box

A toolbox that offers downloadable samples of policies, procedures, forms, and other supportive documents that can be adapted to meet health centers needs related to some requirements of the Community Health Center Program


Foundation Center 
Frequently Asked Questions about Nonprofit Boards

Harbor Compliance
Nonprofit Board of Directors: Top 7 FAQs

National Council of Nonprofits
Frequently Asked Questions About Nonprofits


Blue Avocado
Electronic Newsletter for Nonprofit Boards

Jean Block Consulting, Inc.
Newsletter and Electronic Newsletter Archive

Sumption and Wyland
Hot Topics and Recent Columns