Program Criteria & Application

Thank you for your interest in the Nonprofit Leadership & Management program. The application for the 2017 cohort is now closed. Check back as information about the 2018 program becomes available.

If you would like to receive e-mail updates about this program, please e-mail Rebecca Gorrell, Director of Education & Leadership Development at email hidden; JavaScript is required to be added to our e-mail list.

To be eligible, a candidate must:

  • Be an executive director of a fully incorporated Colorado 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a budget between $30,000 and $750,000.
  • Been in your leadership position for 5 years or less.
  • Have a minimum of four years of experience working in the nonprofit sector or equivalent. (Paid or volunteer)
  • Work with the Community Resource Center to secure $2,500 in tuition, combining funds from your organization, scholarships, and a payment plan to pay for the leadership program.
  • Agree to attend all five training sessions (see dates below) including four sessions in Denver and a three-day outdoor retreat.
  • Submit all required application materials by the assigned application deadline. Applications may be accepted after the deadline if space is still available.
  • Represent an organization whose board members understand and are committed to your full participation in this year-long program and who are willing to sign a contract pledging their support.


For more information, please contact:

Rebecca Gorrell, Director of Education & Leadership Development
303.623.1540 X100 or email hidden; JavaScript is required