Explore new pathways for community and civic leadership.
Pursue tough questions to identify root problems.
Raise issues and go the extra mile to make change happen.
Envision possibilities when faced with a challenge.
Seek diverse perspectives to expand understanding.
Create space for authenticity and transparency.
The main GIVE Page provides an introduction to the GIVE program and experience. Details about the 2021 GIVE Fellowship experience are provided in the application. Interested applicants should continue to step 2 to learn more about the GIVE program.
Additional information about the GIVE Commitment and Tuition can be found in the application.
We recommend sending the supervisor approval form and reference form before starting the application to ensure your contacts submit the forms before the February 10th deadline.
Applications are due by 11:59 PM on February 10, 2021.
Recommendations and supervisor approval forms are also due by 11:59 PM on February 10, 2021.
Applicants who pass round 1 will participate in round 2 interviews between February 17th and March 5th.
Applicants are notified of their selection and begin the on-boarding process on March 10th.
Tuition arrangements must be complete by March 31st.
The GIVE 2021 kickoff will be hosted on April 7th and 8th.
The program concludes on November 11th.
Before starting the application, applicants will review the following application requirements: the selection process (as described above), the fellowship commitment, requirements of the supervisor and reference forms, and the tuition.
Details, including dates of the GIVE program and the cost of tuition, are provided in the application.
Business Volunteers Maryland offers a limited number of Jim Brinkley Scholarships to nonprofit employees, participants paying out of pocket, and deserving community leaders that would not otherwise be able to participate. The scholarship application can be completed at the end of the application.
Jim Brinkley is a civic and philanthropic leader and champion of community change and impact. Business Volunteers created the Jim Brinkley GIVE Scholarship Fund in recognition of his contributions and leadership in the creation of Business Volunteers. The Fund supports talented professionals with an opportunity to participate in the GIVE program.
Please note that full scholarships are not available. Partial scholarships may be awarded. Our giving capacity is limited and based on need, applicant quality, and availability.
Scholarship applications will be reviewed by the selection committee. All applicants will be notified concerning their status at the time of admission.