Invest in Success

Focused on rural not-for-profits, Invest in Success has become an indispensable capacity building program for not-for-profit leaders across Utah. In partnership with the Center for Community Development at American Express and Fifth Ocean Consulting, the Community Foundation of Utah provides an intense and immersive program including training and workshops on board governance, organizational finance, marketing, leading change, advocacy, and case studies. 

Meet the 2017 Invest in Success Cohort 

  • Carol Hollowell, Switchpoint Community Resource Center
  • Chris Giangreco, Four Corners School of Outdoor Education
  • Connie Sowards, Family Support Center in Southwestern Utah
  • Peggy Green, Iron County Care and Share
  • Shirlee Draper, Cherish Families

View Past Participants

2016 Cohort
  • Edith Sage, Beacon Afterschool Program
  • Jill Anderson, Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse
  • Dorothy Engelman, Erin Kimball Memorial Foundation
  • Anna Tremonte, OUTreach Resource Centers
  • Barbara Lefler, Red Rock Center for Independence
2015 Cohort
  • Gavin Noyes, Utah Dine Bikeyah
  •            Daniel McNeil, Grand Area Mentoring
  •            Laura Bartschi, Family Support Center of Washington
  •            Melanie Linford, Kids Who Count
  •            Annette Mcfarlane, Restoring Ancestral Winds
  •            Cindy Baldwin, Canyon Creek Womens Crisis Center
2014 Cohort
  • Chris Lezama, Epicenter
  • Tracy Johnson, New Frontiers for Families
  • Teri Iverson, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah (Southern Utah)
  • Josie Luke, Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County
  • Rhiana Medina, Moab Multicultural Center
  • Jae Maxfield, Dixie Care & Share

How to Participate

Organizations selected to participate will share the following characteristics:

  • They serve a CRA-eligible (low-income) community or population, including Native Americans, and are focused on economic development or human services
  • They are a significant driver of social innovation in their communities
  • They are staffed by talented leaders who seek training to help them and their organizations become more strategic
  • They face significant barriers of time, distance, and discretionary funds to receive training and support

Application Due Date: TBD

Award Date: TBD

Program Dates: June 2018