Applications for 2024 are now closed. Applications for the 2025 class are open below:

Thank you for your interest in applying to Leadership Chester County! The course meets in person approximately every 3 to 4 weeks from October to May.

Participant requirements include:

  • Regular (75% or better) and attentive presence at sessions
  • Demonstration of 75% proficiency in course learning objectives
  • Active engagement in group project work, including out-of-session time, research, and meetings
  • Compliance with other participant guidelines

Curriculum: Program sessions include deep-dives into a wide variety of topics related to:

  • Nonprofit governance
  • Chester County social issues
  • Leadership development

Tuition & Fees:

  • Non-refundable tuition of $2,500 is due upon enrollment. All participants must pay or be sponsored for their tuition fee.
  • Limited scholarships are competitively available. See “Application Requirements” below for information to include for scholarship consideration.
  • There is no application fee.

Application Guidelines:

  • Reservations and applications may be submitted throughout the year but should be received by September 30th.
  • A resume must accompany your completed application.
  • Applicants requesting partial scholarships should submit with their completed applications:
    • Case statement for individual financial need
    • Letter from employer supporting participation and selection guidelines below
  • You can submit your application by applying online
  • Acceptance letters and invoices will be sent out following the application review process.

Individualized Board Matching Service is provided to LCC graduates for placement on a nonprofit board of directors.