At A Glance

A Community of Leaders

  • Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC) is a premier civic leadership development program
  • We convene, connect and mobilize the region’s most promising leaders around key socioeconomic issues through dynamic education and experiential activities
  • These diverse individuals represent the most prominent corporate, nonprofit, government and education organizations
  • Since 1983, LGC has developed more than 1,000 executive leaders through our signature Fellows Program – an intensive 10-month program that provides the foundation for a lifelong commitment to civic engagement

  • Additionally, LGC has invested an estimated $5 million to build capacity in the corporate, nonprofit, government and education sectors
  • LGC creates connectivity among our Fellows to positively impact not only themselves but their employees, their constituents, their clients, their neighbors and their families
  • This connectivity is the backbone and strength of the LGC network, enabling leaders to reach out to each other across sectors based on the common goal of changing our region for the better
  • LGC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization

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The Fellow Program creates lifelong partnerships and develops community awareness among leaders in the Chicago metropolitan area.

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Leadership Greater Chicago
111 East Wacker Drive
Suite 1220
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 565-0300

About Us

Leadership Greater Chicago is the region’s premier convener, connector and mobilizer of bold leaders, building capacity across the private, nonprofit and public sectors to effect transformative civic impact in Greater Chicago.