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2014 Diversity Scholars Program Applications Now Available

The Diversity Scholars and Leaders Professional Development Program focuses on helping emerging scholars from underrepresented groups prepare to enter the field of nonprofit, philanthropic, and voluntary action studies. The program includes a Professional Development Workshop (PDW) to be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 as a pre-session of the ARNOVA Annual Conference in Denver, CO.

Application process opens June 13, 2014 and closes August 31, 2014. To apply, please complete this form.

For additional award opportunities, click here.

43rd Annual Conference

The 2014 conference will be held in Denver, Colorado November 20-22 at the Grand Hyatt Denver, Downtown. Visit the conference homepage often for additional details.

Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient Reflections

ARNOVA's former President and leading scholar Steven Rathgeb Smith took the occasion of receiving the Distinguished Achievement Award to speak to us about his ARNOVA journey. Click here to see the text of his very thoughtful remarks.

2014 Conference Proposal Decisions

The decisions on proposals are now complete. Notification went out last week to the proposal submitters and session organizers. If your proposal has been accepted for either a paper presentation, a poster presentation, or a session presentation, please let us know your intentions on presenting at ARNOVA's 2014 Conference in Denver, Colorado, November 20-22, 2014.

In order for you to confirm your intention to present, you must access the ARNOVA Conference system and make this confirmation no later than June 30 to assure we can give you space on the program.

Call for Theme Suggestions for the 2015 Annual Conference

Conference themes have traditionally been selected by the Conference Co-Chairs in consultation with board leaders and the executive director. We would like to provide for greater input from members when selecting the ARNOVA Conference theme and intend to announce the theme and Call for Proposals at the prior year conference.

Please review the Guidelines for Theme Suggestions. All suggestions must be submitted through the online form found on our homepage titled "Call for Themes".

Deadline for submission of theme suggestions is Thursday, July 24, 2014 at noon EDT.