Nonprofit Timeline

The FOB Program runs on a calendar year cycle. A high-level outline of program activities for September 2021 – October 2022 is as follows:

July 2021 - September 2021Nonprofits apply to participate in FOB.
September 2021 - October 2021Student application and interview process.
October 29, 2021Matching decisions announced. Nonprofits will be required to provide orientation materials and schedule an introductory meeting with students sometime before November 15. FOB funding is likely to be provided to support these meetings.
November 9, 2021Nonprofit Orientation event [Virtual]. Required for new nonprofit partners and/or new staff liaisons or board mentors at returning nonprofit partners.
November 17, 2021Program Launch for student participants. Nonprofits may have access to live streaming if interested in viewing presentation of materials.
November 2021 - May 2022Students connect with board mentor and nonprofit organization to confirm assignments and expectations and begin attending board and/or committee meetings. Project Description will be to FOB program in mid-January.
September 2022 - October 2022Students 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.