Applicants must hold a senior management position, such as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Deputy Director, or Vice President. In some cases, directors of divisions or directors of development are accepted, based on their roles as senior managers in their organizations.
Fellows are drawn from many different sectors in the nonprofit and philanthropic communities, such as health, education, human services, housing, economic development, public law, and the environment.
Consultants are not eligible to apply to this program.
Please contact Margie DuBrow, Director of the NELI Institute, firstname.lastname@example.org or at 610-520-2650, if you have any
questions regarding your eligibility for this program.
The Executive Certificate Program is a 10-day program, held over seven months.
There are five training sessions.
The training dates are noted below: Each training seminar runs from
8:30 AM - 5 PM.
April 29th and 30th
May 20th and 21st
June 17th, 18th, and 24th
September 16th and 17th
October 21st and 22nd
All classes are held at Bryn Mawr College's Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, 300 Airdale Road, Bryn Mawr, Pa 19101
We accept up to 25 Fellows in each cohort.
The application deadline is April 1st, 2016.
The tuition for this program is $5,750.
Each year, we raise scholarship funds from funders who support the work of nonprofit organizations in the Philadelphia five-county area and in southern New Jersey. Organizations are only eligible for scholarships if they have offices and serve clients in one of these areas.
Please see the web page on Program Fees and Scholarships for additioal details.
You are required to submit a Nomination Letter from your current employer, or a recent employer if you recently changed jobs. If you would like to submit a second Nomination Letter from an additional boss or a colleague, you may elect to do so.
Students receive continuting education credits for the Executive Leadership Certificate Program.
We are not able to offer housing. We will help you identify accomodations that are convenient to campus.