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  • Academy for Community Leadership

    The Academy for Community Leadership is a series of workshops designed to develop more effective directors, leaders, board members, staff and volunteers of not-for-profit organizations. Based on the book, "The Board Member's Guide", course topics include the fundamental practices of board recruitment, planning, staffing, budgeting, evaluation, board meetings and community awareness. The classes are designed to help individuals make a difference on their boards and in their community.

    The Academy for Community Leadership strengthens not-for-profit organizations by providing quality educational and training opportunities.

    To be the growing edge in training and nurturing not-for-profit sector leaders in west central Ohio. 

    Coming up in 2017…

    The 2017 Academy for Community Leadership will meet for five sessions on the following dates.  
    January 18 | February 15 | March 15 | April 19 | May 24—Mosaic Conference

    Click here for the 2018 Academy for Community Leadership Application Form. For scholarship information and criteria, please click here.  
    Click here to register online for the 2017 Mosaic of Community Leadership Conference.

    The Academy for Community Leadership
    Graduating Class of 2016

    2016 Academy for Community Leadership Class

    Back Row [L–R]  Nikki Reese, Scott Barr, Leiann Stewart, Erin Cooper, Jordan McKenzie, Jeremy Morris, Mitchell Lee Fogle, Ann Sloan, Lorna Swisher (Facilitator), Alyson Craver Morris  Front Row [L–R]  Bernadine Greenwood, Veronica Lukey, Theresa Hampshire, Natalie Rohlfs, Tara Frantz, Lorie Bricker, Renee Matsunami, Amy Hollinger, Heather Bailey and Jessica Knupp

    For a current directory of Academy for Community Leadership graduates, please click here.

    Additional Resources 
    Association of Fundraising Professionals
    Grant Information at Edison State
    The Foundation Center
    Dayton Metro Library Events for Nonprofits

  • The Edison Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit tax-exempt organization.