Program Criteria & Application

Application Open for 2020 Nonprofit Leadership & Management Program

Applications due on January 24th, 2020.

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 $2,750 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 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.

Scholarship Opportunities:

  • Anschutz Family Foundation
    • Has your organization received grant funding from the Anschutz Family Foundation? If so, you may be eligible to receive a scholarship. For questions and more information, please contact Senior Program Officer, email hidden; JavaScript is required. The Foundation typically awards scholarships in November in advance of the program’s January application deadline.  In order to be considered for a scholarship, interest must be communicated by November 1st in the year prior to the start of the program.
  • Community Resource Center
    • Limited, partial scholarships are available on a first come, first serve basis for those who qualify before the set deadline.

For more information, please contact:

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