Nonprofit Timeline

The FOB Program runs on a calendar year cycle. Because of shifts in the 2020-21 Academic Calendar due to COVID-19, the FOB program timeline will be adjusted slightly. Exact dates and details are TBD, but a high-level outline of program activities for September 2020 – October 2021 is as follows:

September 2020 - November 2020Nonprofits apply to participate in FOB.
November 2020 - December 2020Student application and interview process.
January 8, 2021Matching decisions announced. Nonprofits may be required to provide orientation materials and schedule an introductory calls with students.
January 27, 2021Mandatory Program Launch event for all FOB participants.
February 2021 - May 2021Students connect with board mentor and nonprofit organization to confirm assignments and expectations and begin attending board and/or committee meetings.
September 2021 - October 2021Students continue attending board and committee meetings, FOB training and coaching sessions.

Note: No official FOB activities are scheduled during the students’ Winter (mid-December to mid-January) and Summer breaks (May – August). During the summer break, students are engaged in summer internships, but are encouraged to stay engaged remotely as able or relevant. The program ends in late October.