Applicant Requirements:

• Be committed to improving the quality of life for Silicon Valley Latinos

• Be committed to sitting on a nonprofit board upon completing the LBLA

• Must be of Latino or Hispanic origin

• Have completed a 4 year College Degree or have equivalent experience

• This is a hybrid program with in-person sessions taking place in Santa Clara, CA. 

• The program is targeted to Latinx professionals looking to serve on boards of nonprofits based in Silicon Valley (Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties).

• Be interested in their personal leadership development and growth

• Have a strong desire to gain a deep understanding of nonprofit governance and roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit board member

• Be interested in learning about emerging board governance and leadership trends and new practices

• Be willing to try new ideas and be open to feedback

Academy Sessions

Session 1: LBLA Fellow Orientation and Introduction to the Foundation

Session 2: Board Roles & Responsibilities: Governance Basics and Promising Practices

Session 3: History of the Silicon Valley’s Nonprofit Sector

Session 4: Financial Responsibilities

Session 5: Boards in Action

Session 6:  How to Choose the Perfect Nonprofit

Session 7: The Board’s Role in Organizational Sustainability

Session 8: Fundraising Responsibilities

Session 9: Personal Branding

Session 10: Fellows & Nonprofit Board Match Night

Session 11: Graduation Celebration & Dinner

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