This program is designed to support emerging minority nonprofit leaders,  CEOs/Executive Directors and staff  interested in growing into these positions.  The Minority Executive Leadership program addresses the skills and strategies that enhance organizational sustainability to transform communities.  These high-quality professional development workshops and mentorships provide training and ongoing support systems for personal and professional success.

To earn the Certificate of Minority Executive Leadership, participants must attend four six-hour professional development workshops (dates TBD), complete pre- and post-workshop assessments and take part in an ongoing mentorship program from March 1 through September 1,2018.

The total cost of the program is $300 per participant. Once you are accepted to the program, we will begin tracking your hours and program experiences and provide you with a certificate upon completion. Need-based scholarships are available. Please contact Toni Shoola to determine if this program is your next professional step.  You can reach Toni at at 419-241-9513 or

Resources for 2018 Cohort


March 6, 2018- Workshop 1: Telling Your Organization's Financial Story Click Here to Register

April 26, 2018- Workshop 2: Embracing The Power of a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace Click Here to Register

May 23, 2018- Workshop 3: The Major Gift Challenge: How to Get Started Raising Major Gifts Click Here to Register

June 5, 2018- Workshops 4 & 5: Managing Up, Managing Down Click Here to Register
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