The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines is offering two training sessions designed to boost nonprofit board effectiveness. Consultant Stacy Van Gorp will present “Isn’t There a Better Way? The Board’s Role in Innovation at Your Nonprofit” Oct. 28, 3-5:30 p.m. The interactive session will offer tools and strategies to govern an innovative organization. Lloyd VanderKwaak, president of ChildServe, will conduct “On Board: The Basics to Being an Effective Board Member” Nov. 18, 3-5:30 p.m. The workshop will explore trends, effective practices and legal requirements in organizational oversight. Both workshops will be at Junior Achievement of Central Iowa, 6100 Grand Ave. in Des Moines, and each costs $35. Learn more and register at desmoinesfoundation.org/training-opportunities.