“ENLP provided me with PERSPECTIVE on Richmond’s nonprofit landscape by introducing me to a NETWORK of talented, reliable, passionate peers. More importantly, it helped me understand MY ROLE within Richmond’s nonprofit sector and the potential we have to create positive impact when we use our connections for COLLABORATIVE GOOD. The leadership learnings I gained are relevant on a daily basis in my work. Thank you, thank you, thank you to a program that helps me improve our shared community by improving my professional and personal capacities.”
– Inaugural Year Participant
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. Please feel free to bring the leader at your organization who will be supporting your application (ED/CEO, Board Chair). All sessions will take place at the NLP office at 7501 Boulder View Drive, 23225.
Barring emergency, participants must be available for the following program dates. Attendance is critical to the transformative learning process.
Application forms for the 2016-2017 year will be available soon. Applications will be accepted through August 19. Notification letters will be mailed by early September.
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: