Last week, we held a breakfast event to commemorate a significant milestone achieved by the Step on Board Programme. The occasion marked the appointment of the 500th trustee to charity boards, highlighting the programme’s transformative impact. The event served as a testament to the profound influence effective governance and dedicated trustees have on both individuals and charitable organisations.
The stories we heard about the experiences of trustees left us inspired. These accounts showcased the positive impact that becoming a trustee has on both individuals and charities. Each narrative emphasised the invaluable role that trustees play in shaping a better future for organisations devoted to making a meaningful difference.
At its core, the Step on Board Programme aims to bridge the gap between individuals seeking trustee positions and charitable organisations in need of skilled and committed board members. The programme offers comprehensive training, support, and guidance to individuals from diverse professional backgrounds, empowering them to assume trustee roles and contribute their expertise to the charity sector.
By facilitating trustee appointments, the Step on Board Programme not only strengthens the governance structures of charitable organisations but also fosters a culture of philanthropy and strategic leadership. The programme recognises that trusteeship is not merely a responsibility but an opportunity for personal and professional growth, enabling individuals to create tangible impact within their communities.
We acknowledge that this milestone represents just the beginning of the programmes journey and we are committed to expanding the reach and impact and connecting even more talented individuals with charities. Together, the aim is to continue fostering effective governance, empowering trustees, and creating a lasting legacy of social impact.
For those interested in learning more about the programme or becoming a trustee, please do get in touch or visit Step on Board.