Academy Leadership Institute


DBC is excited to support its members to attend the Academy’s Leadership Institute! 

This term, DBC is thrilled to offer 4 Nomination Grants for members to attend the 2022
Academy Leadership Institute (LI):


DBC will support one (1) DBC member* with a $2500 grant. 

  1. Nominee will be responsible to cover the remaining $400 program cost ($2,900 is the total cost to participate in the  LI).
  2. Nominee agrees to share their learnings with the DBC membership by sharing their experiences a minimum of three times on social media channels (method and schedule TBD).
  3. Nominee agrees to share their learnings with the DBC Executive Committee and membership via a program report, which may include one of the following reporting methods:
  • Write two or more articles for the Business Insights Newsletter about their experiences
  • Present a webinar to DBC members
  • Attend and potentially speak at a DBC Networking Event at FNCE 2022
  • Represent DBC at an Affiliate/State Meeting via a DBC booth and/or host a DBC networking gathering
  • Other agreed-upon deliverable, TBD

DBC will support three (3) DBC members* with a $1000 grant (each).

    1. Nominee will be responsible to cover the remaining $1900 program cost ($2,900 is the total cost to participate in the event).
    2. Nominee agrees to share their learnings with the DBC membership by sharing their experiences a minimum of three times on social media channels (method and schedule TBD).

    *To be eligible for support from DBC to participate in the Leadership Institute, you must be a DBC member for both the current (2021-22) and upcoming (2022-23) membership years, during which the program takes place. LI schedule overview can be found here.

    To be considered for nomination, please complete this brief survey no later than January 7, 2022.


    IMPORTANT DATES TO NOTE:

    SURVEY due date:  JAN 7, 2022

    Selected nominees (grant recipients) will be notified via email no later than JAN 12, 2022

    LAST DAY TO APPLY FOR LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE: JAN 14, 2022

    Next steps for DBC Nominees :

    1. Once notified, the selected DBC nominee(s) will be directed to complete the online application by January 14, 2022. 
    2. During the application, nominees will be asked to select their DPG/MIG/Affiliate and provide a name and email address for who will submit a letter for support/recommendation on their behalf. Awarded nominees will be provided this information in their award email from DBC.
    3. During the application, nominees will be prompted to indicate the dollar amount of funding they are receiving from DBC.
    4. No payments will be due until the Academy closes the LI application; DBC Nominees that are accepted to the program will be  invoiced by the Academy for the balance due, prior to the start of the LI program.

    An overview of the Leadership Institute program is below; additional details on the Leadership Institute can be found here. 


     LI Program Overview

    The Leadership Institute will span approximately seven months from selection to completion and will include live virtual programming, self-directed content and coaching, and concludes at a face-to-face meeting prior to FNCE® 2022 in Orlando, Fla.

    The program will be supplemented with:

    • 24/7 virtual learning platform
    • Curated advanced training in eight leadership topics resulting in a comprehensive Certificate of Training
    • Small group and individual coaching and mentoring
    • Opportunity to earn over 60 CPEUs*

    Program Cost: $2,900 and includes:

    • Leadership Institute registration
    • FNCE® 2022 registration
    • Round trip domestic airfare for FNCE® and October 2022 meeting
    • Two nights, single room hotel stay live event and related meals

    Learn more about the Program