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.
Scholarships Offered through NELI
NELI Scholarships are contributed by the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, TD Charitable Foundation, as well as by individuals and other local, small foundations. A limited number of scholarships are reserved for Fellows with the greatest need.
Scholarship applications are due March 15, 2019. Early applications are encouraged.
Scholarships offered by Foundations:
The Visionary Leadership Fund is a separate endowment managed by the Valentine Foundation. This endowment provides a dedicated source of funding for leadership training for women executives in the nonprofit sector. The purpose of the Fund is to strengthen the organizations that improve the lives of women and girls in the Greater Philadelphia region.
- Making current women leaders more effective
- Developing the next generation of women leaders
- Fostering a community of women leaders
Grant applications open Jan. 1, 2019, are due on Feb. 15, and awards announced April 1. This is the only leadership grant cycle this year. Learn more.