GREENSBORO, N.C. — A total of 28 executive directors of local nonprofits recently graduated from two professional-development programs spearheaded by the Guilford Nonprofit Consortium.
On May 14, executive directors of 12 Consortium member agencies graduated from the second annual Executive Director Academy.
The nine-month program that provides personal executive training and is designed to build the leadership capacity of local nonprofits by equipping executive directors with leadership and coaching skills.
And on June 4, 16 nonprofit leaders graduated from the Consortium’s inaugural Nonprofit Management Institute.
The six-month program provides education and training to build the management skills of local nonprofit professionals to maximize their impact in serving the community.
The Consortium offered the Executive Director Academy with in-kind donations from Discover Learning, Moxley and Associates, and the Center for Creative Leadership, and with financial grants from American Express, Joseph M. Bryan Foundation, Cemala Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro and Weaver Foundation.
For the Nonprofit Management Institute, the Consortium received in-kind donations from High Point University and Pamela Palmer, a faculty member in the school’s department of human relations, sociology and nonprofit studies who was the instructor for the Institute and led the development of its training modules.
Providing funding for the Institute were the Hayden Harman Foundation, Joseph M. Bryan Foundation, Cemala Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro and Weaver Foundation.
The Nonprofit Management Certificate Program at Duke University agreed to credit participants’ hours at the Institute toward those needed to obtain certificates for the Duke program.