Community Champions Leadership Forum Meeting
What is the NCNG Community Champions Leadership Forum?
Mix of NCNG-led learning, facilitation, and self-directed research. The team will work together to return learning to the field at the 2024 Annual Meeting.
Learning will be centered around the United Philanthropy Forum's 10 guided principles for rural grantmaking.
- Elevate Local Voices
- Build a Truly Inclusive Table
- Foster Trust Based and Reciprocal Relationships
- Recognize Relationships that Already Exist
- Grow Locally Controlled Assets
- Respect Native Sovereignty When Working in Tribal Areas
- Appropriately Measure Impact and Change
- Embed Principles in the Funders Work, Systems and Culture
- Recognize the Contributions of Immigrants and Refugees
- Build Partnerships with the Public Sector
This is a 12-month leadership / learning cohort for senior foundation staff or board
Applications accepted through March and cohort finalized March 31, 2023
Other important information:
Space in this leadership cohort is limited, and we are hoping to have a mix of leaders from different types, sizes, and locations of foundations. A foundation may send up to two people.
By applying, we're assuming that you can join us in-person in Burlington on June 7th (barring any unforeseen circumstances, of course!)
NCNG staff will make final determinations about participation. Since this is a pilot program, we are not sure how many applications to expect, but hope to have a cohort of 12-18.
Not currently funding in rural NC? That doesn't mean that the learning, connecting, and leadership isn't extremely relevant. Whether this is a funding priority *or not* we hope this opportunity will be valuable.
Not sure whether to apply? Email Sarah at email@example.com
6/7/2023, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
To apply, please answer the questions below in a page or two (max) and send it to Sarah Mann Willcox at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 28, 2023.
Name, Title, Organization
Years of experience in philanthropy
Why does this leadership opportunity feel like a good fit for you?
What do you hope to gain by participating?
How can the NC’s philanthropic sector benefit from your participation?
The in-person kickoff will be held in Burlington, NC.
Sarah Mann Willcox