Latino Board Leadership Academy Application LBLA Class XIII

The LBLA will be held from February 27th to May 2nd, 2019. Academy sessions will take place weekly on Wednesday from 5:45-8:30 p.m. and one Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

A light dinner will be served at 5:00 p.m. prior to each Academy class. All sessions will take place at the UCSC Silicon Valley Campus 3175 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (Location is subject to Change)

If selected, you must pay a $200 tuition fee before the beginning of the LBLA.

Please save the following dates prior to applying. The LBLA schedule is:

Session 1: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
LBLA Fellow Orientation and Introduction to the Foundation

Session 2: Wednesday, March 6, 2019
History of Silicon Valley’s Nonprofit Sector

Session 3: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Board Roles & Responsibilities: Governance Basics and Promising Practices

Session 4: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Financial Responsibilities Part I

Session 5: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Financial Responsibilities Part II

Session 6: Wednesday April 3, 2019
Fundraising Responsibilities

Session 7: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Boards in Action

Session 8: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The Board’s Role in Organizational Sustainability

Session 9: Saturday, April 20, 2019 (Special Date & Time)
Personal Branding & Career Workshop

Session 10: Wednesday April 24, 2019
Fellows & Nonprofit Match Night

Session 11: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Graduation Celebration & Dinner.


Each Applicant Must:

- Be at least 50% Latino
- Have completed a 4 year College Degree
- Be interested in her/his personal leadership development and growth
- Have a strong desire to gain a deep understanding of nonprofit governance and roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit
board member
- Be interested in learning about emerging board governance and leadership trends and new practices
- Be willing to try new ideas and be open to feedback
- Be committed to improving the lives of Silicon Valley Latinos
- Be committed to serving on a nonprofit board upon completing the LBLA


All sessions must be attended. If you have more than one absence you will not graduate or receive a certificate of completion.


Application and resume must be submitted electronically no later than close of business day, 12:00 p.m. (PST), January 28, 2019. For questions contact us at: (408) 380-4086 or

First Name *
Last Name *
Street Address *
City *
State *
Zip Code *
Email Address *
Work Phone
Mobile Phone *
Employer *
Occupation *
Work Address *
How did you learn about the LBLA program *
Education (choose highest degree earned) Applicants must have a minimum of a BA/BS degree. *
Board Member Experience *
Board Member Experience - If you answered "Yes," List the name(s) of the nonprofit(s) organization.
I have experience/skills in the following areas: *
I have an interest in the following type of nonprofit organizations *
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