How many participants will be selected?2019-02-19T16:48:19+00:00

We will select 15-20 fellows for each cohort. Competitive applications are those that closely fit within the guidelines/preferences outlined in the appli­cation.


How will participants be chosen?2019-02-19T16:49:53+00:00

Participants will be chosen based on the eligibility and preference criteria outlined in the application. In the event that we have more applications than available slots, we will conduct phone interviews.

When is the deadline for applications?2019-02-19T16:50:32+00:00

All applications must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Please email your application. We will not accept faxed or mailed applications. You will receive a confirmation of receipt. We are not responsible for applica­tions not received or that cannot be opened using Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader.

How long is the retreat?2019-02-19T16:50:57+00:00

The retreat lasts for five days. It begins June 4, 2019 and ends on June 9, 2019 for Executive Directors. It begins on June 25, 2019 and ends on June 30, 2019 for Mid-Level Managers.

What happens if I can’t attend the entire retreat?2019-02-19T16:51:26+00:00

Unfortunately, you will not be accepted as a participant. Because of the struc­ture of the program, it is important that participants are able to attend the entire retreat.


Are there any fees?2019-02-19T16:52:19+00:00

Yes. Once accepted each participant must pay $950 towards her participation.

This fee will be waived if your participation is underwritten by a foundation or supporter.

If I attended the retreat before, can I apply again for this year?2019-02-19T16:52:51+00:00

Absolutely. The content of the retreat will be based on the needs of this year’s incoming class. However, preference will be given to first-time applicants.



Is there any prep work required before the retreat?2019-02-19T16:53:14+00:00

Yes, but very minimal. We will have one pre-retreat teleconference to discuss the details, announce the seminar topics, and answer any logistical ques­tions.

When can I expect to hear back from CR2PI regarding my application?2019-02-19T16:53:42+00:00

You can expect a response regarding your application no later than Friday, April 24, 2019.