OPEN NOW: Thrive: An Accelerator for Social Good
Updated: 2 days ago
The THRIVE accelerator program provides an opportunity to look beyond the current challenges and obstacles and plan out a direct and streamlined path forward. Organizations will spend concentrated time planning and executing real-time solutions with guided facilitation. THRIVE was created through collaboration between The Collaboratory of Virginia at UTurn and The Spark Mill.
COHORT 4 Sept 13-Nov 8, 2022.
Applications open NOW-Aug 1, 2022
WHEN: 9 sessions, Tuesdays, 8:30-10:30am, Sept 13 - Nov 8, 2022.
Demo day: Nov 15 evening.
WHERE: In person at The Collaboratory of Virginia at UTurn, 2101 Maywill St.
WHO: 4-5 people in staff/board team of your choosing. Executive Director and at least one Board member must attend all sessions.
Cost: $150. Space is limited!
Virtual Information Sessions
Tuesday, June 28: 5:30-6:30pm
Monday, July 11: 12:30-1:30pm
Program covers core nonprofit building blocks like mission/vision/values, impacts and outcomes, engaging stakeholders, sharing your story, and theory of change, but also invites participants to consider these differently than they ever have.
Teams: Nonprofits with the time and capacity for strategic thinking, who have a specific hurdle they want to clear to get to the next level of impact with the community. This is NOT for organizations in crisis. Area of Focus: Each session incorporates content and exercises to help teams address a specific challenge. Sessions are facilitated by experienced industry leaders and include concept introduction, breakout sessions, networking, follow up assignments, and regrouping to share progress. Mentors: Each team will have access to a group of mentors who provide support each week. Mentors come from a wide variety of sectors and provide an outside perspective along with general coaching in the work. Want to be a mentor? Fill out our interest form. Demo Day: Community-building pitch event where teams celebrate their work and tell their story and impact to funders, colleagues, and supporters from across sectors and the region.
Network with varied organizations
Input and guidance of mentor
Dedicated time to be strategic with staff and board
Catapult your organization to the next level
$1000 award at completion, chance to win $1000 more
Free membership and coworking at UTurn