Apply for the inaugural class of Community Impact Fellows!

Thank you for your interest in the Community Impact Fellows program! Applications for the 2024-2025 cohort are now open.

Community Impact Fellows, the Leadership Institute of Acadiana’s newest program, is a 6-month executive program designed to empower leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to drive significant community transformation. Together, a cohort of 12-15 participants will learn from subject matter experts how to take an idea all the way through to implementation.

CIF applications are due no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, July 26, 2024.

Candidates will be notified by email of their selection status during the week of August 19 – 23.

About Community Impact Fellows

Learn more about the Community Impact Fellows program to see if it is right for you. Find answers about selection criteria, program costs and more of our most frequently asked questions.

Application Checklist

  1. Read through the full application and dedicate time to respond to the essay questions.
  2. Download the commitment statement. Review the policies, sign, and get your employer’s signature. Full support from your employer is a program requirement.
  3. If applicable, complete the tuition assistance request form.
    Submit your completed online application by Friday, July 26 at 5:00PM. Pay the $30 application fee via credit card to complete the application.
  4. For more information, sign up for one of our Virtual Information Sessions or email [email protected].
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