The Center for Leadership Development (CLD) prepares youth for success in school and in life. Your generous, tax-deductible contribution will help CLD in furthering its mission of fostering the advancement of minority youth in Central Indiana as future professional, business, and community leaders by providing experiences that encourage personal development and educational attainment.
The Center for Leadership Development is a not-for-profit organization that puts values into practice through Indianapolis Youth Development programs that cultivate character, empower youth and enrich community. When you give to CLD, you’re doing your part to build tomorrows leaders, today. n fact, Center for Leadership Development is so passionate about the youth it serves that for every program participant registered, CLD makes a $475 investment. With the average program fee being around just $25 for an exceptional program experience ranging from 4 to 13 weeks, we remain proud of our charitable status and rely on funders like you to keep our mission alive and thriving.
Our goal is to align your philanthropic interests with the growing needs of our organization. We’re pleased to offer a wide variety of giving options, developed with you in mind.
CLD is a 501(c )(3) non-profit charity and all donations are tax-deductible as allowed by IRS regulations.
A one-time or recurring gift can be made with cash, check or credit card
Center for Leadership Development
2425 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Your employer and coworkers can join you in helping our youth. There are multiple ways to get involved through workplace giving, including payroll deductions and matching gifts.
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Stocks, bonds or any other securities can be transferred as gifts. If the stock has appreciated in value, the holder can avoid paying the capital gains tax by giving it as a gift.
Your gift means the world to our students. Annual contributions from our generous donors allows us to provide free college readiness services, new or improved Indianapolis Youth Development programs and initiatives, improvements to our building, excellent staff, and meaningful support to enhance the student experience.
In 2019, Center for Leadership Development earned GuideStar’s Silver Seal of Transparency. This is an information source for donors to determine the efficiency and transparency of charitable organizations. We are determined to be open, honest and transparent with your donations, and to be excellent stewards of your resources.