The deadline to apply for Leadership Arts 2017-2018 has passed. Candidates will be notified of their status by August 21, 2017.

If you are still interested in participating this year, contact Meredith Badler at or 720-428-6720.

Time Commitment

Leadership Arts 2017-2018 will begin on September 13, 2017 and conclude on May 9, 2018.  Sessions are typically held on the second Wednesday of the month from 12 noon to 5:00 pm (schedule is subject to change). Participants are expected to make every effort to attend all program sessions.  Attendance at seven out of nine sessions is required to graduate. Each session is hosted a different cultural venue and followed by an optional happy hour.

Program Fees

A $100 deposit must be sent with the completed application. Deposits are refundable by request only until the application deadline and to any candidate not selected for the program.  Deposits are applied to the total tuition fee.

The total tuition fee is $1,500 for CBCA Members and their employees. If three or more CBCA Member employees apply, tuition is reduced to $1,200 per person.  Non-member fees are $2,200. Tuition covers all associated program costs.

Once paid, tuition is non-refundable and enrollment in Leadership Arts in non-transferable.

How to Apply

Submit this online application in its entirety, as well as the following accompanying materials:

  • Resume
  • Headshot photo (JPEG format)
  • $100 deposit

Deborah Jordy Leadership Arts Scholarship

Leadership Arts is committed ensuring that cultural nonprofits are led by diverse, effective and inspired Board members.  We also strive to build an inclusive community of arts advocates.  The Deborah Jordy Leadership Arts Scholarship will provide full tuition coverage to one outstanding applicant. Click here for scholarship application information.