Apply Now for the Appalachian Leadership Institute

Calling current and future community leaders!  Applications for our Appalachian Leadership Institute (ALI) are now open.

This no-cost, nine-month leadership development training opportunity is centered on economic development. During six sessions in communities across the region, participants will learn how to better:

  • Identify and implement strategies to strengthen their communities.
  • Collaborate with a network of leaders across Appalachia.
  • Recognize and utilize unique assets in their communities to build economic development plans.
  • Appreciate the diversity and shared experiences of Appalachians.

Anyone living or working in Appalachia’s 423 counties is eligible to apply now. We look forward to building a stronger future for the region together!