The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program is a dynamic eight-month experience for the next generation of nonprofit leaders in the metro Richmond area. In this engaging program, participants will have the opportunity to foster a deeper understanding of their leadership capacity, advance their understanding and practice of leading in the nonprofit sector, and strengthen their network of nonprofit colleagues. Now in its tenth year of operation, the program has demonstrated measurable results, building a cadre of talented leaders for the future of our community.
All applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an info session prior to submitting materials. We encourage you to bring the leader at your organization who will be supporting your application (ED/CEO, Board Chair). All sessions will take place at the TCF office at 7501 Boulder View Drive, Suite 105, Richmond, VA 23225.
Please register for a session through the ConnectVA Learning Center.
Barring emergency, participants MUST be available for the following program dates. Attendance is critical to the transformative learning process.
Complete applications with all supplementary materials are due by TBD. Decisions will be sent by TBD.
Please note: when using the application system, it is extremely important to let your nominator know that an email will be sent to them directly from the system to upload their letter and complete their portion of your application. This email often goes directly to Clutter, Junk, or Spam folders. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have their nominator complete their portion of the application, by the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
In addition to participating in engaging sessions on topics including strategic leadership, organizational change, collaboration, and coaching others, participants will also have the opportunity to:
This program is for nonprofit leaders who:
Participants and their organizations are expected to make a significant commitment to developing leadership capacity through: