Support Center’s next New Executive Director Institute will be held on May 9, May 16, and May 23, 2023! The application is currently open. Applications will be reviewed and admissions decisions will be made on a rolling basis until March 28, 2023. Since the admission process is rolling and the cohort will approach capacity over time, we encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.


DATES: Tuesday, May 9; Tuesday, May 16; Tuesday, May 23 (Attendance is required for all three days.)

TIMES:  12:00 pm – 5:00 pm ET on each Tuesday


TUITION: $600, with partial scholarships available on a case-by-case basis. Tuition is to be paid upon acceptance to the program and receipt of an invoice. Tuition includes the cost of training materials.

Support Center facilitates New Executive Director Institutes each year. Participants engage in an innovative, peer learning-based curriculum designed to illuminate resources and strategies in numerous key areas within an ED’s set of responsibilities. Facilitators provide guidance on specific content areas as well as navigating the wide range of technical assistance options available to nonprofits. Cohort participants stay connected after the program through an online platform and in-person meetups.

This highly interactive three-day “bootcamp” consists of content informed by research and experience and is designed to help participants advance their skills in:

  • Executive leadership and management
  • Fundraising and development
  • Strategy and partnerships
  • Risk management
  • Board governance and relations
  • Financial management
  • Organizational growth and development

To learn more, contact Xander Subashi at [email protected].