Registration for the Leadership Challenge April 22-24, 2019 is now open!

Over these 3 days and 2 nights, participants will learn the 5 Practices of exemplary leadership, receive The Leadership Challenge book, workbook, 360 feedback, small group & partner discussions and outdoor experiential activities. Through the generous support of  Robert H. Reakirt Foundation, PNC Bank, Trustee, and our partners Steve Coats - International Leadership Associates, Wiley Publishing and Camp Joy, members pay only a fraction of the market cost for this program (breakfast, lunches included on each of the 3 days).  Class size is limited to 20-22, so sign up soon! Limit of 3 people per organization.

Click HERE to register today!


Are you a new ED/CEO?  Need some mentoring?  This is for you 

Leader to Leader Mentoring Program - for NEW ED's and Retired ED's 

LEADERS CIRCLES for 2018/19 are now full; check again June 2019 for next cycle!

Leadership development in a safe, supportive, confidential space

Have you ever wished you had a trusted group of nonprofit peers to coach, encourage, validate, challenge, support and hold you accountable as you grow as a leader?  Then consider the Leaders Circle program.

Program Overview

  • Monthly meetings (2-3 hrs) September through May
  • 6-10 nonprofit executives for each circle + a skilled facilitator
  • participants commit to meeting real time challenges and offering real life solutions through their real life experiences 
  • meetings are confidential, supportive, and create a cycle of learning, sharing, achieving & accountability

Circle Member Expectations

  • Show up - make a commitment to your circle colleagues by making your meetings a priority on your calendar
  • Speak up - ask powerful questions to help members find their own insight
  • Grow up - be prepared to hold yourself and each other accountable for your learnings and actions


  • Develop trusted and expanded network of trusted peers
  • Professional and personal growth
  • Expanded resources discovered
  • Safe environment leads to openness, vulnerability and growth

Circles available: (must have primary decision making responsibilities) 

  • Executive Director/President/CEO
  • CFO/COO/VP or equivalent 
  • CDO, Development Director or equivalent
  • CHRO or equivalent
  • CMO, MARCOM Director or equivalent
  • Program Director 
 see more from Entrepreneur magazine HERE.