Applications Now Closed for the 2019 NYC Good Governance Summer Academy

The NYC Good Governance Summer Academy is a free introductory training series for nonprofit Executive Directors or CEOs and board members to revamp their board governance practices and strengthen connections with other nonprofit leaders across NYC. Summer Academy trainings are facilitated by members of the NYC Nonprofit Board Development Coalition, led by NYC Service.

Training material is based on the NYC Good Governance Blueprint, also developed by the Coalition.

At this time we are no longer accepting applications for our 2019 cycle. If you are interested in receiving updates from NYC Service about the 2020 NYC Good Governance Summer Academy and related information, please complete this interest form.


Who should apply?

This program is intended for currently existing 501(c)(3) nonprofits and NYC nonprofit executives with introductory knowledge of governance best practices. 

Preference will be given to organizations that commit the attendance of both the ED/CEO and a board member at all trainings.

EDs/CEOs and board members must each submit separate applications. 

 When is the Summer Academy?

All trainings will be held from 9:30am-12:30pm. The final training will be followed by a reception.

View an overview of each session

How will my organization benefit?

  • Access to 4 free 3-hour governance trainings led by experts
  • Curated tools, templates, and resources to apply to your organization
  • Networking and peer-learning opportunities with NYC nonprofit leaders
  • Office of the Mayor Certificate of Recognition upon program completion





Access the NYC Good Governance Blueprint