FAQs

When do program applications open for the Momentum class?  How do I apply?

Applications for Momentum’s executive leadership program are accepted each year during the month of April. Selections are made in May, and applicants are notified of placement in June. Applications for Momentum’s Upward early-career program are accepted June through August. Selections are made in September, and applicants are notified of placement in September.

How long does the Momentum program run?
For the executive program, the new class kicks off in September with an opening retreat and meets for a full day monthly, with the exception of December, and concludes with a two-day session and graduation ceremony in May. The Upward early career program kicks off in January, and meets for a half-day monthly, with the exception of June, and concludes with a graduation ceremony in October.

Is MOMENTUM a 501c3 and are my donations tax deductible?
Yes, Momentum is a 501C3 and donations are tax deductible as allowed under the limits of the law.

How do I become a corporate sponsor?
Any organization interested in becoming a corporate sponsor of either the Momentum program or the Leadership Conference, should contact Momentum CEO, April Benetollo.

Can I make a personal contribution?
Yes.  Momentum is grateful to those individuals who have made a personal contribution.  Find out about levels of giving and donate online here.

How often do you host a Leadership Conference?
The Momentum Leadership Conference is scheduled in late February or March every two years in the even year (2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2022).

Who should attend the Momentum Leadership Conference?
The Momentum Conference is open to women and men of all ages. Most participants are between 25 and 60.

What is the Momentum Women’s Breakfast?
The Momentum Women’s Breakfast is held every other year and is an opportunity for women to come together for networking and professional programming.  Women’s organizations in Alabama are invited to attend.

How do I request a mentor?
 If you are interested in this program and want to request a mentor, read more here.