Bridging Columbia Applications Now Open

Columbia, SC - Bridging Columbia is accepting applications for the fall 2022 class. The professional development program provides training to African Americans under 40 and prepares participants to serve on nonprofit boards and commissions. Applications for the upcoming class are open now until Monday, August 8, 2022.

Bridging Columbia, now in its second year, is a partnership between The Talented Tenth SC, United Way of the Midlands, and Together SC. The program began in an effort to boost long-term talent retention in the Midlands and surrounding areas. Each cohort will go through a special version of United Way of the Midland's Blueprint for Leadership program.

Upon graduating, each Bridging Columbia class member will be placed on a local nonprofit board (or commission) that directly aligns with their interests. To learn more follow the Talented Tenth on Facebook and Instagram at @teamtenth or apply directly at this link: linktr.ee/teamtenth

Bridging Columbia is a program designed to boost long-term talent retention by building up the Midlands regional capacity in preparing, exposing, and connecting more African Americans under 40 to serve on nonprofit boards and commissions. This program is a partnership between The Talented Tenth SC, United Way of the Midlands, and Together SC.


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