Propel Your Purpose Incubator Program

A program that helps NEW or EMERGING nonprofits take their organizations to the next level

Running a nonprofit isn't easy! TNC program will help participants grow their nonprofits in our one year program. We help participants understand how a board, fundraising, taxes, and marketing works.

We've designed the Incubator to teach participants how to run a scalable nonprofit that makes a difference. Our team of nonprofit experts will guide and mentor the participants step-by-step.

Open to new and emerging nonprofits, with or without 501(c)(3) status.

Program is for US based organizations.

2022 Program Sponsors



Program Offerings

  • Free fully funded program

  • $4,000 grant for growth

  • Six live training sessions

  • 10 month workshops program

  • Dedicated mentor for one year

Service Sponsor

will provide a 6 month free CRM subscription

You will leave this program with an understanding in:

  • Technical skills for building organizational infrastructure

  • How to efficiently run a nonprofit

  • Skills to run your board ethically and effectively

  • A developed narrative for future grant applications How to market the impact of your work and gain supporters

  • A network of nonprofit founders and service providers for mutual support

Additional Resources:

  • A Mentor - an experienced Executive Director

  • Cultural Competence Practices in Nonprofits - how to design culturally competent research practices in your organization

  • Strategic Planning Toolkit - learn the basics of strategic planning and goal definition for nonprofits

  • Grants Anatomy - everything you need to know to write your first grant

  • Post Cohort Nurturing & Training - Annual conference and monthly Founder's circle coffees

  • Monthly Focus Workshops - Each month participants will have access to vetted services from our members

Program Partner

Spring 2023 Program Dates

The upcoming cohort will begin on Saturday, September 24, 2022.

  • The Incubator will run every week for 6 weeks on Saturdays at 10 AM (PST) // 1 PM (EST).

    • March 4, 2023: Strategic Planning for Founders

    • March 11, 2023: Goal Definition for Nonprofits

    • March 18, 2023: Board Development and engagement

    • March 25, 2023: Creating a Successful Fundraising Plan

    • April 1, 2023: Marketing and Branding

    • April 8, 2023: Year One as a Founder

Detail of What You Will Learn


Learn the basics of strategic planning and goal definition for new and grassroots nonprofits.


How to effectively recruit the right members and advisors. New methods for facilitating meaningful board meetings.


Successfully create a fundraising plan to guide your organization’s efforts in the right direction. Learn how to effectively draft a fundraising plan scaled for your organization’s goals, size, and stage.


How to intentionally design programs or services to help further an organization’s mission. Define program activities, create a journey map for client services, build in feedback loops for program refinement, and messaging to attract leads.


Learn how to design metrics to measure an organization's impact. Set up evaluation systems that create measurements for reporting. Methods used to gather impact data, metrics needed for grants, and the technology needed to be successful.

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