2022 BOLD Application


We appreciate you taking the time to apply to the Tri-State's most respected board     orientation and leadership development program!! Our purpose is to provide a transformative experience that will empower you to serve BOLDLY in your community .  


  • Prepare you for meaningful nonprofit board service. 
  • Connect you to a network of almost 275 local nonprofits & hundreds of BOLD alumni. 
  • Strengthen our community through a commitment to inclusive & diverse nonprofit board leadership.

BOLD 2022 Dates
BOLD meets virtually Thursdays on Zoom, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m, but Orientation & Graduation are in person.


            • Application deadline: 8/5/22
            • In person Orientation: August 25
            • Virtual classes: September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


            • Application deadline: 10/7/22
            • In person Orientation: October 27
            • Virtual classes: November 3, 10, 17, Dec 1, 8

Questions ?? Contact BOLD Program Director Jay Shatz at jshatz@leadershipcouncil.us
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Applicant Contact Information 

Please select the email address where you would prefer to receive course communications
Employer Information

Work/Business Address

Applicant Questionnaire

Nonprofit Board Experience

Skills and Interests

Diversity is an important component of the BOLD program.  The following information is included to help us understand the diversity you bring to the program.  Diversity includes not only age, gender, ethnicity, but also skills, backgrounds and experiences recorded in other sections of your application.

Application Fee (non-refundable)

The only way to complete the application is by paying the $50 application fee via credit card below. This fee will be applied to total tuition for accepted participants.

  • $650 for Non-Members of Leadership Council for Nonprofits.
  • $250 for staff or board members of Leadership Council members 
  • $400 for a nonprofit that is not a Leadership Council member (click here for a list of Leadership Council members)
  • A limited number of scholarships are granted annually to members of smaller not-for-profits + others who require financial assistance. 
Need Based Scholarships
Typically, employers pay the tuition for employees who want to participate in the BOLD program. We encourage employees to speak with their management about paying for their program tuition.

Scholarships are typically awarded to individuals with a financial constraint or need that would otherwise prohibit them from participating in the program.  A limited number of scholarships are granted to members of smaller nonprofits and others who require financial assistance. 

You be charged a $50 non-refundable application fee.  You, or your employer, will complete payment within 2 weeks of acceptance unless you have been notified you qualify for a BOLD scholarship. 

Please note, you still must provide your Credit Card Information below. 

Payment Information