Bridgespan Leadership Accelerator

Powerful programs. Stronger teams. Greater impact.

Confidently Tackle Strategic Challenges

Accelerator programs provide nonprofit executive teams with management support through a powerful combination of online lessons and guided team activities.

Grounded in Expertise

Over the last two decades, Bridgespan has helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations effectively address key leadership and strategic issues. We have developed these programs in collaboration with a diverse set of global organizations, nonprofit leaders, and sector experts.

Our time-tested tools and innovative learning approaches have helped clients get clear on their strategies, accelerate their impact, improve their decision-making confidence, and empower their teams to prioritize the work that matters most.

Now we’re making that strategic management advice available in an innovative format that combines individual online lessons with guided team activities on an interactive platform.

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Team Based

Having time with your executive team to address strategic issues is rare and valuable. Accelerator programs provide the structure for your team to dig into important topics, create a shared vision, and make critical decisions. In 16 weeks, you can confidently address priorities that would otherwise go unresolved.
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Flexible and Results-Driven

You have limited time and dollars. Accelerator programs allow executive teams to engage where they are, when they’re ready, through a flexible online format. Each Accelerator program focuses on a core set of management questions, with practical deliverables that put proven tools to work immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions
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Investing In Future Leaders
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How ready are your managers to execute on your strategy?
Talented leaders are critical to nonprofit organizations; but truly understanding how to develop people is complex. In the Investing in Future Leaders program, your executive team will put in place the job-embedded development plans necessary to ensure your organization has the leaders it needs when it needs them.
  • January 2018: Fully enrolled
  • September 2018: Fully enrolled
  • March 2019: Now enrolling
Achieving Strategic Clarity
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Does your organization have the right strategy and approach to have the greatest impact?
In the Achieving Strategic Clarity program, you and your executive team will align on the impact your organization seeks to achieve, as well as the activities and priorities that will lead to that impact. The strategic tools and approaches learned and applied through the program will help you focus resources, empower your teams, and, most importantly, deepen impact with the communities that you care about most.
  • September 2018: Fully enrolled
  • September 2019: Now enrolling