The Nonprofit Management Cohort is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the next generation of leadership in Greater New Haven’s nonprofit sector. The Community Foundation is pleased to offer this opportunity to diversify the voices and perspectives of our sector.

Currently employed middle-management nonprofit staff who are people of color, work for organizations serving Greater New Haven and who aspire to executive management positions are encouraged to apply.

Program Details

  • This is a two-year cohort program where participants receive bi-weekly training sessions (both in-person and virtual) on a variety of aspects of nonprofit leadership.
  • The training program is co-led by the University of Connecticut and after completion of Year 1 of program, participants receive academic credit and certificate of completion.
  • Year 2 is comprised of hands-on application of leadership skills, network building and mentoring.
  • Participants’ sponsoring nonprofit employer will receive a two-year general operating grant.

Applications and Timing

  • Applications for the current cohort closed on June 5, 2023.
  • There will not be a new cohort of Emerging Leaders launched in 2024. The third cohort will continue its second year. The next cohort will be chosen in 2025.
  • Check back in the spring of 2025 for more info on the next application process.

Questions? Contact Jackie Downing.