#LillyEndowmentYPRF: CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT RECEIVES $92,000 FROM LILLY ENDOWMENTS’ YOUTH PROGRAM RESILIENCE FUND

#LillyEndowmentYPRF: CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT RECEIVES $92,000 FROM LILLY ENDOWMENTS’ YOUTH PROGRAM RESILIENCE FUND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 CONTACTS:  Kelsey Taylor, ktaylor@cldinc.org, 317-923-8111   #LillyEndowmentYPRF: CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT RECEIVES $92,000 FROM LILLY ENDOWMENTS’ YOUTH PROGRAM RESILIENCE FUND Indianapolis - The Youth Program Resilience Fund of Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) with a $92,000 grant to support operations and alleviate expenses incurred as a result of the COVID19 pandemic. With this support, CLD will be able to continue its commitment of transforming the lives of Central Indiana’s African American 4-12th grade  and post-secondary education students and families in…Read more
Center for Leadership Development begins significant expansion

Center for Leadership Development begins significant expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                       September 25, 2020   Center for Leadership Development begins significant expansion Lilly Endowment grant powers growth and creates opportunity for new hires, satellite locations    INDIANAPOLIS – The Center for Leadership Development (CLD) is expanding its team and extending its reach into Central Indiana communities. Supported by contributions from Lilly Endowment and several community partners, CLD is increasing its transformative impact on African American youth in Indianapolis. With 11 new hires and six promotions, CLD has expanded its staff to 50 employees – the largest staff count in the organization’s…Read more
#BREAKING BARRIERS: COLTS, IRSAYS TO HELP EXPAND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS FOR LOCAL AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH

#BREAKING BARRIERS: COLTS, IRSAYS TO HELP EXPAND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS FOR LOCAL AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH

FOR Immediate RELEASE:  Wednesday, July 22, 2020  CONTACTS:  Steve Campbell, steve.campbell@colts.NFL.net, 317-941-9070 Kelsey Taylor, ktaylor@cldinc.org, 317-923-8111   #BREAKING BARRIERS:  COLTS, IRSAYS TO HELP EXPAND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS FOR LOCAL AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH  Indianapolis – The Indianapolis Colts and team owner & CEO Jim Irsay today announced a gift to the Center for Leadership Development (CLD), the Indianapolis nonprofit that for four decades has transformed the lives of African American youth in overcoming pervasive challenges by equipping them for post-secondary success with the tools, values and skills needed to flourish and enrich their communities. The…Read more
Center for Leadership Development celebrates scholars for outstanding academic accomplishments

Center for Leadership Development celebrates scholars for outstanding academic accomplishments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                       June 18, 2020 Center for Leadership Development celebrates scholars for outstanding academic accomplishments CLD students are recognized for their success and achievement of $4.1 million scholarships   INDIANAPOLIS – Yesterday evening, the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) virtually honored and celebrated the educational excellence of the 2020 rising high school scholars and graduating class of CLD Scholars. Collectively, the 66 students honored received $4.1 million in scholarships from high school, college and corporate partners for the 2020-2021 school year. Receiving full and partial scholarships for the upcoming school year, each…Read more
CLD Statement on Current Events

CLD Statement on Current Events

Center for Leadership Development Statement on Current Events The Center for Leadership Development joins all other concerned and caring members of our city and society in decrying the brutal, inhumane killing of Mr. George Floyd on May 25 at the hands of Minneapolis police. Like many other citizens across our country, we have found the image of this gruesome crime difficult to process. As an organization, board, and staff, we join all others who value life and humanity in speaking out against this heinous act and all forms of racism. Our prayers and…Read more