Leadership Academy Non-Profit



Deadline to apply March 6th

The program is a cohort-based professional and leadership development initiative for Latino-serving non-profit professionals. Through this program, HACE intends to increase the competencies and skills of emerging non-profit professional leaders that are committed to serving Latino and diverse communities, help build the capacity of Latino-serving nonprofits to develop and sustain talent and leadership pipelines, and establish powerful local networks of non-profit professionals that can support one another, their organizations, and the communities they serve.

Participant Profile

  • Managers or Directors with 3-5 years of experience working for a Latino-serving non-profit or 5-7 years of combine experience through volunteerism, board service, or related career
  • Manage or supervise staff
  • Have decision-making responsibilities
  • Have direct input on organizational or programmatic strategies
  • Have an expressed interest and commitment to serving in a leadership role
  • Have support of current non-profit employer

Key Program Components

  • Cohort-based training program
  • Eight, three-hour sessions focused on Working Towards Impact, Non-Profit Management, Resource Development and Sustainability.
  • Individual Assessments/Self-Discovery – 360-Degree Assessment & Insights Discovery Individualized Coaching & Action Planning – A five year plan to meet professional and personal goals
  • Nonprofit Impact Project
  • Mentorship opportunities with non-profit leaders and executives
  • Access to peer networks
  • Opportunities to serve on Boards, committees, advisory groups
  • Post-program engagement

Participant Benefits

  • Increased competencies and skills related to management and leadership techniques.
  • Acquire and utilize new skills
  • Understand individual team member behaviors, preferences and styles
  • Able to adapt to preferences and styles to improve working relationships and outcomes
  • Recognize performance on ongoing basis
  • Effectively leading by example
  • Effectively communicate with their respective teams

Employer Benefits

  • Increased retention of managers and directors at participating nonprofits
  • Build empowering and motivating relationships
  • Increased advancement of managers and directors
  • Increased performance, based on management skills, leadership abilities, and production
  • Improved practices and systems to monitor and improve leadership development
  • Expanded network of Latino non-profit professionals
  • Increased local capacity for the development of Latino nonprofit professionals
  • Increase their understanding of career path

2018 Spring Program Dates & Locations


Time: 5:30PM-9:00PM
Location: United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Drive Houston, TX 77007
Session Dates: March 13, 22, April 5, 12, May 3, 10, 17, 24


Time: 5:30PM-9:00PM
Location: National Louis University, 122 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60603
Session Dates: March 15, 22, April 5, 12, May 3, 10, 17, 24


Application Deadline is March 6, 2018.

Application Deadline is March 6, 2018.

Program Sponsor

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The program costs $750 pp. The fee covers workshops, fees, materials, and food and accreditation to 3 units of Graduate Studies from National Louis.  Credit cards and company PO's are accepted. Tuition assistance and scholarships available.


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Contact Us

For more information, please contact: nonprofitleadership@haceonline.org