Our Mission

To build a continuum of civic leaders committed to our community's excellence by serving as a catalyst for civic engagement.

Our Vision

To be the premier center in our community for building and engaging civic leadership capital.


  • Leadership: We demonstrate action, innovation, and a commitment to community betterment.
  • Inclusion: We value all individuals and treat them with respect, courtesy and consideration. It encourages participation from individuals encompassing diversity of thought, gender, race, age, ethnicity and culture, sexual orientation, religion, and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Excellence: We consistently strive for the highest quality performance and continuous improvement in all CLC work.
  • Creativity: We are adaptive, responsive, and innovative in delivering the CLC mission.
  • Integrity: CLC stakeholders act with the highest personal and professional standards. 


The Cleveland Leadership Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Contributions are fully tax deductible as long as no goods or services are exchanged. Thank you.