July 12, 2023

Applications open for 2023-24 Leadership Fort Collins class

FORT COLLINS – The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2023-24 Leadership Fort Collins class, the chamber said Tuesday.

The chamber established Leadership Fort Collins in 1981 to inform participants about the history, government, economy, social issues, needs and opportunities in the community. It is designed to enhance leadership skills, encourage contribution to the betterment of Fort Collins,  increase the strength and effectiveness of community leaders, equip participants to respond to current and future challenges of the community, and to provide opportunities for direct contact with influential people, businesses and organizations.

Thirty current and emerging leaders from throughout the Fort Collins area will be selected to participate in the 2023-24 program, which will begin this September and conclude next May. Participants will come together on the second Thursday of each month for a day-long session to learn about growth, environment and community planning; local government; public safety and community assistance; economic development and small-business assistance; health care; history, diversity and community betterment; education and lifelong learning; and teambuilding and leadership development.

Tuition for the nine-month program is $850 and includes all meals, session materials and graduation recognition. Applications are available at the chamber or online at FortCollinsChamber.com. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14.  Applications can be sent by email to [email protected] or by mail or delivery to the chamber office at 225 S. Meldrum St., Fort Collins 80521.

For more information, contact Taylor Hayden at (970) 482-3746 or [email protected].

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