Tuition for the program is $1,000. Individuals from CNE member organizations and Leadership Charlottesville alumni pay a discounted tuition of $850.
We encourage you to apply for professional development funds through your employer, if available, in order to offset your total cost of the program.
CNE member benefits extend to all board, staff, and volunteers of CNE member organizations. If you are unsure if your organization is a member, please contact CNE to find out.
If you volunteer in any capacity for a local nonprofit, let us know. You may be eligible for discounted tuition!
We offer the option of making your payment in three installments due in February, March, and April 2019.
The Academy aims to widen the path to nonprofit board service and, in doing so, to increase the diversity of individuals motivated and qualified to serve on nonprofit boards—none of which would be possible without our Board Academy sponsors the Smyth Foundation, Wells Fargo, and scholarship underwriters, including many Board Academy alumni. These funds allow us to defray tuition costs for class members whose tuition is not covered by their employer and who otherwise would not be able to attend the Academy.
If you fit into this category and would like to be considered for a scholarship, so indicate on the enclosed registration form. Please note that Academy class members who receive scholarships are required to pay at least $250 towards the cost of tuition—either in full or by payment plan over three months.
Depending on the volume of applications, scholarship applicants may be asked to answer some general questions about financial need.
We will hold a Welcome Breakfast on Friday, January 11, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. This will be a great opportunity to meet some of your classmates and pick up your textbooks.