Overview: 2019 Service Enterprise Scholarship Application

Thank you for your interest in the Service Enterprise Initiative (SEI).  Your organization may be selected to participate in this training valued at $7500 for a nominal one time fee of $100 (required) of all awarded participating organizations.  Selected organizations will receive an organizational assessment of their volunteer infrastructure and individualized coaching and consultation from United Way of York County.

Please complete the following application and submit it online by December 3, 2018.  Note that completing this application does not guarantee participation. We anticipate a competitive process for scholarships offered by our partner, the Virginia Hodgkins Somers Foundation.  A committee will review and select up to 6 organizations to join our cohort in early 2019. All awarded organizations will be notified by December 15, 2018.

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* 1. Organizational Information

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* 2. List the organization's mission and specify the benefits/impact of services provided.

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* 3. Describe the primary issue(s) your organization addresses through its mission.

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* 4. Describe your greatest volunteer engagement accomplishment over the past year.

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* 5. Describe your greatest challenge engaging and managing volunteers in the past year.

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* 6. Has anyone in your organization completed volunteer management training?

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* 7. Provide a description of your organizations's current volunteer engagement practices and policies.  Please briefly describe how your organization completes the following functions:  Recruitment, Training, Placement, Management, and Measuring results.

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* 8. Indicate the total number of volunteers your organization has engaged over the past year and how many were skills -based volunteers.

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* 9. Enter the approximate number of individuals who will be committed to
supporting the SEI transformation at your organization. Also include what positions they represent in your organization (board, operations, volunteers)

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* 10. Describe how you envision the SEI training opportunity advancing your organization's mission.

Thank you for completing an application for the 2019 Service Enterprise Initiative! Click on DONE to submit your application.

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