We occasionally secure limited funding for participant scholarships to the Annual Institute through our grant partners, whose generous support provides for the following 2014 scholarship programs.
To determine scholarship funding, consideration is given to geographic distribution, promoting new participation, demonstrated effectiveness with previous development efforts, and other eligibility factors as outlined in the individual program guidelines, accessible through the links below.
|Scholarship Program||Scholarship Type||Application Deadline||Scholarship Award||Lodging Credit|
|Social Enterprise Development||Individual||September 1 - Closed||100% of registration fee||N/A|
|Promise Zone Emerging Leaders||Individual||September 4 - Closed||100% of registration fee||N/A|
|Emergency Preparedness||Individual||Rolling Basis - Ongoing||100% of registration fee||N/A|
|NeighborWorks America||Individual||August 15 - Closed||$425 per individual||N/A|
|ARDPI Community Philanthropy Team||Community Team (2)||Ongoing - Rolling Basis||100% of registration fees||Reimbursement of actual costs, limited to $600 max per team.|
|Berea College Appalachian Fund||Individual||July 15 - Closed||$400 per individual||N/A|
|Brushy Fork Leadership Curriculum Team||Community Team (2)||July 15 - Closed||$500 per community team||50% of actual costs, limited to $400 max per team|
|KY-ARC Flex-E-Grant Team||Community Team (3)||July 15 - Closed||$750 per team||50% of actual costs, limited to $500 max per team|
Other Sources of Funding
If you do not qualify for any of the scholarship funds listed above, there may be other avenues of funding available. Below are some suggestions:
- Seek sponsoring organizations.
- Partner with others who support your cause.
- If you are a member of an organization’s board, ask the organization to provide you with training to improve your input as a board member.
- Challenge organizations and agencies in your community to support leadership opportunities for local citizens.
- Request funding from special grant initiatives for nonprofit organizations.