Governance Essentials Scholarship

Program Overview

The Governance Essentials Program for Directors of Not-For-Profit Organizations provides twelve need-based Northern Development Initiative Trust scholarships, valued at $1,000 each.  These scholarships are available annually to support the participation of not-for-profit board members and executive directors who would not be able to participate in the “Governance Essentials Program” due to financial considerations.

Apply for funding

Scholarship applications must be submitted to Northern Development and are accepted on a continuous basis.  Decisions are made on the basis of intake demand and financial need, and there is no guarantee of receiving a scholarship.  All decisions are final and applicants will be advised within 10 business days following receipt of the application.

Completed scholarship application forms should be provided electronically to Northern Development by email. Email:

Please contact Northern Development staff to discuss your project in further detail.

Phone : (250) 561-2525