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August 05, 2019

Managing with an Equity and Inclusion Lens

For the third year, the New York Capacity Building Collaborative is partnering with The Management Center to provide practical management skills training designed for social justice leaders. Managing with an Equity and Inclusion Lens, a two day training on September 10 - 11, 2019, will teach a system of best practices based on those they have seen differentiate high-performing, equitable organizations— from aligning on clear, inclusive expectations on projects and broad responsibilities to effectively seeking and sharing feedback across lines of power, and hiring and developing a strong team. For eligibility and to apply by August 26, 2019, visit the event website.

August 05, 2019

​Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is now accepting applications for two of their scholarships. The College Scholarship Program, due November 13, 2019, is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. The Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, due November 20, 2019, is a highly selective scholarship for the nation’s top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees at four-year colleges or universities. Applications can be accessed via the Common App and the Common App for transfer students.

August 05, 2019

Fall 2019 Online Scholarship Applications for FDC and FDC for Leaders

Fall 2019 Online Scholarship Applications due date has been extended to August 19, 2019 for both the Family Development Credential (FDC) Program for frontline staff and the Family Development Credential Program for Leaders for supervisors, managers and directors. These intensive professional development training opportunities emphasize empowerment and family support as a way of delivering human services, education, and health to individuals, youth and families. FDC and FDC for Leaders offer college credits, and clock hours which can be used toward up to 20 hours of renewal requirements for School Age Child Care (SACC) and Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC). Classes begin on October 4, 2019.

August 05, 2019

Union College's Getting to Know U Program

Union College is hosting an overnight college preview program, October 13-14, 2019, for high-achieving students from diverse backgrounds. This program is designed to allow students to learn more about the college's academic offerings; give them an authentic view of what life can be like at Union; and provide opportunities to engage with current students, faculty and administrators. Union College will cover the entire cost of the trip, including transportation and meals. Applications due September 22, 2019.

August 05, 2019

American Express Leadership Academy’s Converge Academy 2019

LeaderStories, together with American Express and the Center for Creative Leadership, will convene a unique Leadership Academy for emerging social purpose leaders. The American Express Leadership Academy’s Converge Academy 2019 will be held in Brooklyn, New York, from December 9 - 12, 2019. The goal of the Academy is to develop leaders within the nonprofit community who understand how their personality and behavior influences their leadership style and effectiveness, and their own and others' preferred style of managing change enhances collaboration and builds organizational synergy to apply critical business skills important to the success of their organizations. Nominate yourself or others by August 16, 2019.

August 05, 2019

Race to Lead Survey 2019

In 2016, the Building Movement Project conducted a national survey on race and leadership in nonprofits. The data from that survey led to the development of the popular Race to Lead report series. This summer, the Race to Lead survey is back. By participating, survey respondents will contribute to one of the largest existing data sets on race and leadership in the nonprofit sector and will help inform the next round of Race to Lead reports. The confidential survey is open to anyone working for pay in the U.S. nonprofit sector and takes about 25 minutes to fill out. Learn more about the survey including raffle prize opportunities, by visiting the Race to Lead Survey website.