How to apply to LC 

ApplyThe online application for the Leadership Cleveland Class of 2017 was available February 1 - March 15. Notification will be shared in early June.

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 absence allowed).

The application fee can be paid online via the link below or paid via check and dropped off or mailed to:

Attn: Leadership Cleveland
Cleveland Leadership Center
1375 East Ninth Street, Suite 2430
Cleveland, OH 44114

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. Limited partial scholarships are available and in exceptional cases, payment plans can be arranged.

Applications are no longer being accepted for the Class of 2017. For more information or if you have any questions, contact Marianne Crosley, CLC President and CEO, at (216) 592-2298 or

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LC Class of 2017 Application Fee
Application fee for the LC Class of 2017
Monday, February 29, 2016
Attendees: 1 $50.00 ea.