The Leadership Classroom Now Accepting Applications

May 31, 2017– The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications from groups seeking admission into The Leadership Classroom (TLC) class of 2017-2018.

TLC is a training program specially designed for grassroots community groups within Central New York. It is a unique opportunity to learn advanced leadership skills alongside other leaders in an interactive setting. Participants build skills in leading groups, learning more about neighborhood resources and how to gather community support. Participants also build lasting relationships with, TLC Alumni, community leaders and the Central New York Community Foundation.

Enrollment for TLC is free of charge. All training sessions run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., one Saturday a month, from September-May. Childcare assistance and meals are provided. After completion of the course, participating groups will have the resources to apply for a $3,500 grant to implement a community project.

The application deadline for nonprofit and grassroots groups wishing to apply is August 1, 2017.  Please visit http://www.cnycf.org/TLC for more information and to download the application. Questions may be directed to Dashiell Martinez at 422-9538 or dmartinez@cnycf.org.

The Leadership Classroom (TLC) is an eight-month leadership training initiative offered by the Central New York Community Foundation. Participants are community and nonprofit representatives who want to learn advanced leadership skills alongside other neighborhood leaders in an interactive setting.

 

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