We are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Community Foundation Nonprofit Academy. 

Who is Eligible?
The Nonprofit Academy is open to nonprofit Executive Directors/CEOs who have less than three years of experience in their current role. Participation is limited to one participant per organization. 

What is the Cost?
There is no cost to participate. The program is provided free of charge to eligible applicants as part of the mission of the Community Foundation of Northern Nevada.

Program Schedule
There are 12 monthly meetings from January - December. Meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of the month from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the Community Foundation with a Zoom option for participation. Executive Directors from rural communities in northern Nevada are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, December 10, 2021 at 5:00pm PST. Those who are accepted into the 2022 program will be notified by Monday, December 20, 2021. 

For More Information
You can view a list of past graduates and learn more about the Community Foundation's Nonprofit Academy at https://nevadafund.org/community/nonprofit-academy. Please contact Nick Tscheekar at ntscheekar@nevadafund.org or 775-333-5499 ext. 14 with any questions.

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* 1. Name of applicant:

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* 2. Name of organization:

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* 3. Phone number:

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* 4. Email:

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* 5. Employer Identification Number: 

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* 6. Website:

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

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* 8. What is the mission of your organization? 

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* 9. What communities or causes do you serve?

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

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

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* 12. How many board members does your organization have?

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

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* 14. Please share something you have you done in your current role that makes you proud.

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* 15. What is your your most valuable skillset or superpower in leading your organization?

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

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* 17. The Nonprofit Academy is intended for Executive Directors who have up to three 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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* 18. Is there anything else you would like the Community Foundation to know when considering your application?

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* 19. The 2022 Nonprofit Academy will meet on the first Wednesday of each month. There will be an orientation on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 from 2:00pm - 3:30pm. After the orientation, meetings will continue to be held on the first Wednesday of the month, but will go from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. 

2022 Schedule
  • January 5 - Orientation
  • February 2
  • March 2
  • April 6
  • May 4
  • June 1
  • July 6
  • August 3
  • September 7
  • October 5
  • November 2
  • December 7
Participants must attend at least eight of the 12 meetings to successfully complete the Nonprofit Academy. Are you committed to attending at least eight of the above meetings?

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