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Applications for Leadership Cleveland Class of 2016 will be accepted February 1, 2015, through 11:59 p.m. on March 16, 2015. The application process is only available on-line through this website.

Applicants must:

  • Complete the entire application.
  • Solicit letters of support from two Leadership Cleveland alumni.
  • Commit to attending the opening retreat and all session days (only one session day absence allowed).

Acceptance to the class is announced in June upon approval of the Cleveland Leadership Center Board of Trustees. Those who are not accepted are encouraged to reapply in future years.

For additional details, please click the "LC 2016 Applications" button below to get started. 

For more information, including details about limited partial scholarships for nonprofit and government employees, contact Dr. Marcy Levy Shankman, Vice Present for Strategy and Director of Leadership Cleveland, at (216) 592-2259 or


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