Nonprofit Timeline

The FOB Program runs on a calendar year cycle. A high-level outline of program activities for September 2022 – October 2023 is as follows:

July 2022 - September 2022Nonprofits apply to participate in FOB.
September 2022 - October 2022Student application and interview process.
November 4, 2022Matching 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 10, 2022Nonprofit Orientation event [Virtual]. Required for new nonprofit partners and/or new staff liaisons or board mentors at returning nonprofit partners.
November 16, 2022Program Launch for student participants. Nonprofits may have access to live streaming if interested in viewing presentation of materials.
November 2022 - May 2023Students 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.
May 2023 - August 2023During students' summer internships; students stay engaged as able.
September 2023 - October 2023Students 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.