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2012 Nonprofit Leadership Programs

April 30, 2012

The Foundation is accepting applications for two programs geared towards leaders in the nonprofit sector. The Nonprofit Leadership Training Certificate Program, a partnership with Columbia College, is a yearlong, graduate course. The second program, Nonprofit Leadership Development, is a five-month program for nonprofit leaders. Both of these courses are part of the Foundationís Carolina Academy for Nonprofits, which also offers free workshops to nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit Leadership Training Certificate
In partnership with Columbia College, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina offers the Nonprofit Leadership Training Certificate Program. This Carolina Academy for Nonprofits program is designed for those nonprofit leaders who are ready to take their nonprofit leadership to the next level. The course structure provides nonprofit leaders the opportunity to enhance knowledge, skills and frameworks to lead nonprofit organizations in an ever-changing diverse society. This is a college certificate program and, upon completion, participants will receive nine accredited college hours to be used towards a graduate degree. Columbia College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

This is a graduate level certificate program; therefore, applicants must possess a bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university. The certificate program runs August 2012 through August 2013 with courses held monthly in Columbia, S.C.

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina will pay tuition for each student. Applications for the 2012-13 year are due by June 29, 2012. There will be an interview process prior to acceptance into the program.

Find out more about the program, current students and past graduates, meeting dates, application requirements or apply.

Nonprofit Leadership Development Program
The Nonprofit Leadership Development Program (NLDP) is designed for a wide range of nonprofit leaders in organizations across the state. It is a free program developed to provide nonprofit leaders the opportunity to enhance personal leadership skills to lead within nonprofit organizations in South Carolina.

The program meets once a month for two consecutive days (Thursday and Friday) from August through December 2012.

Find out more about this program, meeting dates, application requirements or apply.

About the Carolina Academy for Nonprofits
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolinaís Carolina Academy for Nonprofits leverages training and educational opportunities to meet the needs of multiple nonprofit organizations addressing poverty in South Carolina. The Foundation goes beyond grantmaking and provides nonprofits with tools and resources for success in different areas including board governance and ethics, evaluation, financial management, grant writing, and partnerships and sustainability.

About the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, established in 1996, is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The Foundation is committed to addressing the needs of the poor and underserved in all 46 South Carolina counties, and strategically uses resources to reduce poverty through action, advocacy and leadership.