Find out when we host informational events, opportunities to network with alumni or our regular programs.

Alumni Volunteer Days

Nov. 15, 2019

Put your civic engagement into action and volunteer with a local nonprofit. Space is limited!

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Impact Denver Spring 2020 Application Deadline

Nov. 19, 2019
Submit your application for this six-month program, ideal for emerging leaders.

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Alumni: Ugly Sweater Party

Nov. 21, 2019
Ring in the holiday season and reconnect with Leadership Foundation alumni.


Impact Denver Community Project Proposal

Dec. 20, 2019

The Impact Denver Spring 2020 Class (Jan. to June) invite proposals from community organizations for ideas on specific, short term projects that could help your organization enhance its current work.

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Colorado’s Civic DNA Fellows

Jan. 21, 2020

Sharpen your skills to be a change-maker. It takes leadership to rally a community, solve tough challenges and create change. Colorado’s Civic DNA Fellows, our newest offering helps leaders with a deep commitment to our community to further develop their leadership skills so they can increase their business and civic impact.

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Colorado Leadership Alliance Mentors Walk

Jan. 25, 2020

Colorado Leadership Alliance students and program directors meet each year at a summit hosted by the Leadership Foundation.

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Access Denver

Feb. 27-28, 2020
Senior executives get up to speed on the community in just two days.

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Leading Colorado

March 12, 2020
Celebrate community impact and recognize leaders who are making a difference at this annual event and leading fundraiser for the Leadership Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Scholarship Fund.

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Who Is the 9NEWS Leader of the Year?

Congratulations to 2020 9NEWS Leader of the Year Jerome Davis

We are pleased to announce Jerome Davis, regional vice president for Xcel Energy – Colorado, is the 2020 9NEWS Leader of the Year.

Selected with votes cast by more than 1,000 alumni of the Leadership Foundation, along with members of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and B:CIVIC, Jerome was a finalist for the award with Luis Benitez of VF Corporation and Tasha Jones of Brookfield Properties.

See Jerome on 9NEWS at 4 p.m. on Friday with anchor Tom Green. And get to know all of our finalists in a special Denver Business Journal insert on newsstands tomorrow.

Get to know Jerome.

We also recognized the Student Leader of the Year, presented in partnership with the Boettcher Foundation. Carmyn Ginnetti is a junior at Colorado State University, and she has dedicated her college career to helping fellow students navigate campus life, with a focus on coaching and mentoring both as a resident assistant and through her role as a public achievement coach.

Meet Carmyn. 

Alumni Answer Challenge to Support Scholarships – Join Them
Each year proceeds from Leading Colorado support our Leading Colorado Scholarship Fund – which opens doors for remarkable civic leaders who otherwise would not be able to participate in the Leadership Foundation’s transformational programs.

This afternoon Southwest pledged $15,000 to support our scholarship fund. But we need your help to match those funds and unlock more opportunities for leaders. Many of our alumni and guests at Leading Colorado donated today. Will you join them? Donate. 

Join Us Soon
We missed you at Leading Colorado, but we’ve got plenty of opportunities to reconnect and continue to sharpen your leadership skills. Find a program. 

Dan Lewis is the executive director of the Leadership Foundation. 

Leadership Denver Application Deadline

June 8, 2020
Submit your application for this 11-month program, ideal for established leaders.

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