To help effectively steward agencies, TCFV offers customized executive leadership consultations to category I and II members and family violence agencies funded by HHSC.

Agency Leadership Transition

Provides an on-site consultant for up to three days to work with staff and board to make an agency assessment and recommendations for leadership transition. Consultant may also attend board meetings to assist with determining next steps.

Agency Leadership Hiring

Provides a consultant to assist the board in reviewing the executive director’s or CEO’s job description, optimal salary, marketing options and hiring process. 

Board Confidentiality

Offers an overview of the state and federal confidentiality guidelines to ensure board members have the information required to safeguard the organization they serve. TCFV staff presents this training. 

Board Recruitment

Explores strategies to recruit committed individuals to serve as board members who are qualified and share the perspectives that align with the organization’s goals and needs. Also includes personalized assistance for building an effective board training and orientation plan. TCFV partners with nonprofit board experts to present this training.

Board Roles & Responsibilities

Examines board member’s fundamental roles and responsibilities to enhance effective governance. Explores strategies for building effective board structures.

Donor Cultivation and Research

Provides strategies to identify, cultivate, and solicit key donors. TCFV partners with nonprofit fund development experts to present this training.

The Essentials of a Successful Thrift Store

Provides guidance on analyzing the market, donor and volunteer recruitment and developing thrift store policy and procedure. Goal is to enhance and reach maximum revenue. TCFV partners with a statewide thrift store expert to present this training.


Provides strategies to increase and bolster existing fundraising plans while defining the board’s role in fundraising. 

Philanthropy 101

Offers an in-depth review on how your organization can raise funds to make a difference for your cause by specifically exploring fundraising plans, cultivating and sustaining donor relations and strengthening proposal development skills. TCFV partners with nonprofit fund development experts to present this training.

Strategic Visioning

Explores key aspects of building and sustaining a high-performance organization through strategic planning. TCFV partners with nonprofit strategic visionary experts to present this training. 

Training Resources

TCFV offers a combination of Directing the Work trainings: in-person and statewide, live webinars and pre-recorded, self-paced webinars. The trainings cover critical topics presented by state and national experts. TCFV members receive discounted rates for the TCFV signature conferences.

Directing the Work Conference features dynamic presenters and showcases state and national trends for executive directors, CEOs, leadership staff and board members. The annual conference provides an opportunity to gain deeper knowledge of effective ways to lead family violence organizations. CEUs offered.

Developing Leadership Training Series provides web-based training opportunities presented by TCFV staff in partnership with state and national experts.

Executive Director Development Program supports new executive directors of family violence programs. (Find out more below.)

TCFV offers several executive-level, members-only resources. You can find them by logging in to the member center with your organizational account. Can’t find your organizational account? Contact Leigh Ann Montague with any questions about your account.

Resources Avaliable to Executive Directors’ and program leaders:

• 2018 Compensation Survey
• Nuts & Bolts of Bookkeeping Toolkit
• Sample policies
• Sample Job Descriptions


Find below TCFV’s current on demand webinars for Executive Directors’
and program leaders. Check back for new or upcoming webinars!

Texas Council on Family Violence
PO Box 163865
Austin, TX 78716

P 512.794.1133
F 512.685.6397

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