Applications Now Open for 2023 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute

We are delighted to announce that applications for our highly anticipated 2023 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute are now open. Gulf Coast Leadership Institute is designed to identify and develop aspiring, emerging, and experienced leaders who reflect the diversity of our region. For the 2023 class, up to 25 people will be selected to participate in a program of leadership development sessions over a two-month period. Applications will close on Monday, April 10 and are available here.

Four people sitting inside at table, smiling at camera from the 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute class.
Participants from the 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute on Opening Day.

Led by faculty of the internationally acclaimed Leadership Development Institute at Eckerd College, the institute will provide leadership skills and resources necessary to positively impact the community. “Gulf Coast Leadership Institute is an exciting opportunity for our region’s current and future leaders to harness their leadership skills,” said Kelly Carlstein, Vice President of Brand Strategy for Gulf Coast Community Foundation. “This high quality leadership development training provides participants with a chance to positively impact the community and take their leadership to the next level.”

Gulf Coast Community Foundation encourages people to apply for the unique Gulf Coast Leadership Institute which trains and connects aspiring, emerging, and experienced community leaders across the Gulf Coast region.

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2023 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute Class Announced

Published: We have selected 29 participants from across the region for our 2023 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute. Read all about it in our latest press release!

Part One - HEALing Our Region

Published: In this two-part blog series, learn about Project HEAL and how Gulf Coast is helping local organizations build positive organizational change.