Available for executives and leaders of NBA Partner Disciples-affiliated health and social service organizations in the US and Canada seeking funding for leadership development. Those currently participating in the NBA Social Entrepreneur Cohort or Incubate Partner programs are not eligible during their program participation tenure.
The NBA defines “Disciples-affiliated health and social service organization” as:
- The organization has determined that a percentage of board members must be from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Ideally, that percentage is incorporated into the entity’s bylaws.
- The organization is founded in partnership with Disciples congregations and/or founded by the NBA
- The Executive Director/CEO is a member of the CC(DOC) and continues to claim the importance of that relationship to the ministry and its partners and supporters.
Note: The NBA does not expect every ministry/organization to meet all three requirements, yet there should be a mutual understanding about a ministry/organization being Disciples-affiliated. Most certainly some of these requirements must be met to claim affiliation.
NBA defines “NBA Partner” as those Disciples-affiliated health and social service organizations that are:
If you are a Disciples-affiliated health and social service organization that is not currently an NBA Partner, please contact the HSS partner program coordinator, Jerell Decaille, to schedule a conversation.