Board Training

Participate in an immersive leadership training that teaches you how to leverage your professional skills by joining the board of an innovative social enterprise.

Applicant should:

  • Have at least 6 years of professional experience
  • Have worked in the private sector
  • Demonstrate an interest in deepening engagement with the social sector through serving as a board member

A UNIQUE PATHWAY TO LEADERSHIP

Your experience will be driven by Echoing Green's unique network of leading social innovators, who will help you learn hands-on skills in a format that isn't available anywhere else.

Skills

Learn directly from nonprofit leaders, social entrepreneurs, and community members so you develop the knowledge and empathy required to fully participate and contribute in the social change ecosystem.

Experiences

Get an unfiltered glimpse into the lives of Echoing Green Fellows around the globe through engaging directly with their organizations and the people they serve.

Connections

Join a cohort of your peers for an experience that develops strong, lifelong relationships and a network of individuals who are equally dedicated to making the world a better place.

Upcoming Programs

Accelerated 6-Day Intensive Program: May 4–9, 2020 (Location TBA)

An immersive program including four days of leadership development and governance training and two days of hands-on experience with an Echoing Green Fellow organization. Upon completion, participants are invited into an alumni program and may seek board matching assistance.

  • Program fee: $8,500 per participant, includes all program retreats and on-the-ground travel (excludes airfare).
  • Site visits have included Accountability Lab (Kathmandu, Nepal), African Leadership Academy (Johannesburg, SA), the Center for Supportive Schools (North Carolina, USA).
  • Applications open soon.

Extended Program: Next Cohort TBA

A two-month cohort experience comprised of two three-day retreats in New York City and an immersive multi-day site visit with an Echoing Green Fellow organization. Upon completion, participants are invited into an alumni program and may seek board matching assistance.

  • Program fee: $8,500 per participant, includes all program retreats and on-the-ground travel (excludes airfare).
  • Site visits have included the African Leadership Academy (Johannesburg, SA), the Center for Supportive Schools (North Carolina, USA) and FundiBots (Kampala, Uganda).

Custom & Corporate Trainings

Create a half-day, full-day, or custom workshop for your team. Workshops can include nonprofit governance training, a personal leadership audit and purpose-statement development, and discussions on the principles of exceptional board leadership.

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Still have questions?

For more information regarding all board training programming opportunities, please download our FAQ.

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