OUR MISSION

“To develop and inspire individuals to serve our community.”

Since 1981, the Leadership Broward Foundation has continuously provided unique opportunities to cultivate, expand and leverage the tremendous leadership resources of our community in order to bring about a stronger future for Florida.

 

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LB APPLICATION INFORMATION

 

Application Information and Important Dates

 

Welcome to Leadership Broward Foundation, Inc (LBF)! Completing this application demonstrates a proven initiative to invest not only in your future, but in the future of Broward County.  We welcome your application to Leadership Broward (LB) Class XXXVI, as it demonstrates your desire for personal and professional development, as well as your commitment to providing strong leadership for your community.

 

Leadership Broward, a program of LBF, is one of the premier leadership programs in the country.  We educate aspiring leaders, engage our citizens in issues that affect our community, and connect people to the resources of our region.  We ultimately facilitate transformation by creating more effective leaders, improving communication and maximizing our strengths.

 

Each year, LBF selects a diverse group of established community leaders for the LB program.  The curriculum offers an intensive orientation to the issues facing Broward County and is designed to enhance participants’ leadership skills, provide practical community service experience, and offer opportunities to interact with other community leaders.  Upon completion of the LB program, participants will graduate into a thriving group of active LBF alumni.

 

Thank you for your interest in applying to LB Class XXXVI. We look forward to helping you successfully navigate the application process.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require further assistance.

 

Each year, Leadership Broward Foundation, Inc. (LBF) accepts applications for entry into the LB program from a diverse group of individuals, including business leaders, professionals and academics, directors and staff of community service organizations and civic associations, managers from government agencies and community activists.  Up to 60 of these individuals will be selected this year to join LB Class XXXVI.

Before beginning the application, please read the entire application packet carefully in order to ensure that you do not have any conflicts with the dates listed. The cost of the LB program is $2,600 ($100 non-refundable processing fee and tuition of $2,500). Payment must be received by August 4, 2017.

Applicants must:

  • Hold current leadership position(s) in professional and/or civic organizations.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to improving the community through active volunteerism and/or service.
  • Have an interest in furthering their knowledge about Broward County and community leadership.
  • Commit to FULL participation in the LB program – inclusive of the LB Overnight Retreat (mandatory – September 8 and 9, 2017), monthly full-day Program Days, Community Service Project, and Graduation (mandatory – June 1, 2018).
  • Live and/or work in Broward County, FL.
  • Must be at least 25 years of age by August 10, 2017

 

Participant commitments:

  • Participants are responsible for transportation to and from program day sites.  Transportation will be provided by charter bus during the day.
  • Monthly Program Days run from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Participants will take part in a mandatory on-going community service project (this will require time outside of the scheduled LB program dates).

 

Application requirements:

  • Fill out the application completely and submit it either via scan and e-mail or via U.S. Mail.  All applications and supporting documentation must be received by the LBF office on or before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017.
  • Submit two (2) references to apply@leadershipbroward.org.
  • Submit a headshot to apply@leadershipbroward.org.
  • The $100 non-refundable processing fee must accompany this application.

Selection process:

  • All applications will be reviewed by the LB Class XXXVI Selection Committee and applicants will be notified of the status of their Class XXXVI application in June.
  • LBF is committed to cultural, geographical, racial, ethnic, professional and economic diversity and considers all applicants who have demonstrated leadership skills and talents.

Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Rebecca D’Amico at (954) 767-8866 or apply@leadershipbroward.org.

CALENDAR OF DATES
LEADERSHIP BROWARD CLASS XXXVI

 

ORIENTATION
Thursday, August 10, 2017
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

COMMUNITY PROJECTS
PLACEMENT FAIR
Thursday, August 24, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

OPENING RETREAT
Friday, September 8, 2017
8:00 a.m. – OVERNIGHT STAY REQUIRED
Saturday, September 9, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

(Both Days and Overnight Stay are MANDATORY – NO EXCEPTIONS)

 

COMMUNITY PROJECTS KICKOFF

 

Thursday, September 28, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

PROGRAM DAYS

 

All program days are scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

 

GOVERNMENT AND EDUCATION DAY
October 19, 2017

 

HISTORY, URBAN, AND ENVIRONMENT DAY
November 16, 2017

 

MEDIA DAY
December 07, 2017

 

TRANSPORTATION DAY
January 18, 2018

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE DAY
February 15, 2018

 

BUSINESS DAY
March 15, 2018

 

CULTURE, ARTS, AND RECREATION DAY
April 19, 2018

 

HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DAY
May 17, 2018

 

GRADUATION
June 1, 2018
7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Morning Portion – Project Presentations

 

Evening Portion – Commencement Ceremony

(Both Day and Evening Portion of Graduation are MANDATORY – NO EXCEPTIONS)

*All Locations (TBD).  Dates and times can be subject to change.Please note that participation in  the LB Orientation, Opening Retreat, Graduation and a minimum of six of the eight monthly Program Days is MANDATORY in order to graduate and receive recognition as an LB alumnus. Active participation in a community group project is also required throughout the program year.

 
 
 

WHY LEADERSHIP BROWARD?

Leadership Broward Foundation programs help emerging and recognized leaders expand their skills and enhance their knowledge of local and state issues, as well as leverage their individual passion to make positive changes in our community.

 
 

TESTIMONIALS

  • Leadership Broward not only showed me a unique ‘behind the scenes’ look at our community but also introduced me to the various non-profits that give back to those in need. I’m more involved now than ever….and I love it!”

    JEFF CATO, Agency Owner Cato Insurance Group, Inc.