DNPIV shows nonprofit leaders how to use organizational performance measurement to help enhance the organization’s ability to deliver on its mission. The program examines a range of effective approaches to help guide organizations in any economy. Through classroom exercises, group discussions, and individual coursework, participants examine and conceptualize a new performance measurement and management system for nonprofit organizations.

The program will take place on Thursday, March 21, 2024, and the week of March 25 – 29, 2024

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Presented jointly by the HBS Social Enterprise Initiative and The Hauser Institute for Civil Society at Harvard University.

Program Benefits

  1. Attendees learn invaluable strategies that tackle performance and impact measurement challenges.
  2. Unparalleled opportunity to connect with other nonprofit leaders and learn from outstanding HBS faculty in an immersive academic setting.
  3. This full scholarship award offers professional development that can benefit your career and strengthen your organization. 


  1. An applicant must be a senior executive at a nonprofit organization. This includes chief executive officer, president, executive director, board member, chief financial officer, chief information officer, chief operating officer, or other senior executive.
  2. The nonprofit should be located in and focus its activities around the Greater New York Metropolitan area. National or international non-profits will be considered if they are headquartered in the Greater New York Metropolitan area.
  3. The nonprofit budget should be at least $1 million.
  4. The nonprofit should have at least five full-time employees, and have been fully operational with full-time staff for at least one year.

Application Instructions

  1. Fill out the DNPIV Application
  2. Upload your application directly to the HBS Club of NY Community Partners through this Online Form. Do not submit your application to the Harvard Business School directly since it will not then be considered for a scholarship grant.

The deadline to apply is closed.