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Harvard Business School (HBS) Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) Program Grant

Opportunity for New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts Nonprofit
Managers in Eligible Regions to Participate in a Leadership Program

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Berkshire Taconic (BT) Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/21/20

Description:

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Opportunity for New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts executive directors and CEOs of nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to participate in a leadership training program. Eligible candidates represent organizations that benefit communities in the funding source’s service area, which covers Berkshire County in Massachusetts; Columbia County and a portion of Dutchess County in New York; and a portion of Litchfield County in Connecticut. The program offers participants the opportunity to connect with nonprofit leaders from a broad range of sectors and geographies.

The Harvard Business School Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) is a flagship executive education leadership program offered each year by the Social Enterprise Initiative designed for CEOs and executive directors of nonprofit organizations. Taught by a team of faculty members from HBS and other graduate schools within Harvard University, the program features management cases and materials drawn from a wide variety of social enterprises. 

During the week-long SPNM program, participants explore strategic concepts in mission focus, market sensitivity, organizational structure, and performance management and control. The program gives nonprofit leaders the opportunity to step back from the day-to-day pressures of the workplace to examine their missions and rethink their approaches to carrying them out. At the same time, they make tangible progress on specific challenges that they consider crucial to the missions of their organizations and address specific issues confronting their organizations.

Participants develop a strategic outlook to improve the effectiveness of their organizations by understanding core management concepts; applying these concepts strategically; and learning how to implement change within the organization.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178524

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Harvard Business School program is valued at $6,500.

Term of Contract:

The one-week program at Harvard Business School runs from July 12 to 18, 2020

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates should be nonprofit CEOs or executive directors who are responsible for shaping the direction, mission, policies and major programs of their organizations.

Please note that this program is not intended for individuals who are not in CEO or Executive Director roles.

Eligible organizations must provide services to the area that Berkshire Taconic serves.

To be eligible for consideration, you must meet the following criteria:
-All candidates should have at least one year of experience working in their current role.
-Have a minimum of several full-time employees.
-Have an annual operating budget of at least $1 million.
-Have been fully operational (with full-time staff) for at least one year and be out of the start-up phase.

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation does not support organizations that, in their constitution, by-laws or practice, discriminate against a person or group on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or religious belief.

HBS will not consider applications from management support organizations or consulting firms. In a limited number of cases, representatives from industry/trade associations may be considered for admission.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email applications to Betsy Maury at: bmaury@berkshiretaconic.org

Betsy Maury, Community Engagement Office for Community Philanthropy
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
800 North Main Street
Sheffield, MA 01257
413-229-0370 x 106

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut: Litchfield County;   Massachusetts: Berkshire County;   New York: Columbia and Dutchess Counties

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