Community Impact Projects

Leadership Premier 2019: CIP APPLICATIONS

Does your non-profit organization have a project or issue that it doesn’t have the time, expertise or staff to research or address?

Leadership’s Community Impact Projects (CIP) may be the answer! 

 An important component of both the Leadership Premier and Essentials programs is the community impact project. Program participants work together in small teams with a host organization on a consultant basis, addressing an organizational challenge or strategic issue. To date, over 80 organizations have benefited from a Leadership CIP team!

A Community Impact Project (CIP) is identified by a host organization – typically a nonprofit organization or government entity. The host organization identifies an issue or challenge it is facing. Class participants research and propose creative, sustainable solutions. This experience is designed to be a beneficial experience not only for the organization but for our participants as well, helping them gain a better understanding of community needs and a deeper appreciation for community involvement.

We are now accepting proposals for projects that are appropriate for the Leadership Premier (LP). These are projects designed for the senior level leaders.  The teams have 6-8  people; the teams work on these from Oct. 2018 – May 2019. All projects are assigned a committee liaison to serve as a resource to both hosts and team.

► CIP Information Session @Loyola Maryland – Columbia Campus (8990 McGaw Road Columbia, MD) Please RSVP for the information session [email protected]

  • Wednesday, June 13 from 4:30-5:30pm

What is the application process?

  • Applications are submitted online (below)
  • If you are unsure whether your project is better suited for Leadership Premier or Leadership Essentials, please submit it. The committee will review it and make a recommendation.

Due Dates

  • Leadership Premier Project Proposals – July 6, 2018
  • Leadership Essentials Project Proposals – October TBD, 2018


For further information, read our Frequently Asked Questions  or contact Laurie Remer at [email protected]  or  call: 410.730-4474

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