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Leadership Niagara accepts applications beginning in June for the Fall Community Leadership Development Program. If you have any questions regarding the coming year, please do not hesitate to contact us. 


Who Should Apply?

Individuals who have demonstrated commitment to ongoing leadership development, show growing interest in community involvement, and are willing to invest time in the Leadership Niagara program are invited to apply. No “invitation to apply” is required to initiate your application.

LN’s Community Leadership Development Program is designed for a diverse collection of high-performing mid-career professionals from all sectors including corporate, non-profit, government, education and entrepreneurs.

Ideal candidates are passionate, enterprising individuals who have a strong interest in the well-being of the region. Successful candidates for the program provide evidence of an independent, self-directed and mature learning style.


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To Be Considered Candidates must:

  • Be an aspiring mid-career professional or entrepreneur
  • Possess a clear capacity for leadership and growth in their chosen career
  • Demonstrate interest and commitment to volunteering and civic engagement
  • Demonstrate a clear willingness and capacity to commit fully to the program

Program Information

Program applications will open up in June 2023. 

  • Application submission has been EXTENDED to Sept. 22, 2023
  • The program runs from October 2023 to June 2024
  • Learning Days: 14, in person and virtually.
  • Opening Retreat: October 13, 2023
  • Graduation: June 2024

Application Requirements

  • A completed application form
  • Your resume
  • A short biography (100-120 word narrative) used in our Leadership Niagara- Leaders Spotlight profiles
  • A high-resolution headshot

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