The Community Foundation is pleased to announce applications for the 2020 Nonprofit Academy are now being accepted. The Nonprofit Academy is open to nonprofit Executive Directors/CEOs who have less than three years of experience in their current role. The 2020 Nonprofit Academy is limited to 20 participants. Selection is competitive.

There is no cost to participate. Applications must be submitted by Friday, December 6, 2019 at 5:00pm PST. Applicants will be informed of their acceptance by Friday, December 20, 2019. Please contact Nick Tscheekar at ntscheekar@nevadafund.org with any questions.

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* 1. Name of applicant:

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* 2. Phone number:

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* 3. Name of organization:

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* 4. Employer Identification Number: 

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* 5. Website:

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* 6. When did you become the Executive Director of your organization (month and year)?

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* 7. What is the mission of your organization? What communities or causes do you serve?

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* 8. Please mark the range of your organization's annual operating budget

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* 9. How many paid staff work for your organization?

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* 10. What are you hoping to achieve by participating in the Nonprofit Academy?

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* 11. What have you done in your current role that you are most proud of? 

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* 12. What is your nonprofit superpower or your most valuable skill sets?

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* 13. Does your organization have a budget for training or professional development?

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* 14. Have you participated in other nonprofit training or seminars in northern Nevada? If so, what was most valuable? What were the shortcomings?

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* 15. Are there other organizations in our community that have a similar mission or offer similar programs? If so, how is your organization unique? How do you collaborate with other organizations?

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* 16. The Nonprofit Academy is intended for Executive Directors who have three or less years of experience in their current role. If you have more than three years of experience in your current role, please explain why you should be considered for the Nonprofit Academy.

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* 17. Is there anything else you would like the Community Foundation to know when considering your application?

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* 18. The 2020 Nonprofit Academy will meet monthly. There will be an orientation on Wednesday, January 15 from 2:00pm - 3:30pm. After the orientation, meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of the month from 2:00pm - 5:00pm at the Community Foundation

2020 Schedule
  • January 15 - Orientation
  • February 5
  • March 4
  • April 1
  • May 6
  • June 3
  • July 1
  • August 5
  • September 2
  • October 7
  • November 4
  • December 2
Participants must attend at least eight of the meetings to successfully complete the Nonprofit Academy. Are you committed to attending at least eight of the above meetings?  

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