IMPACT

The nonprofit sector is the third-largest employer in the Greater Washington Region. By investing in nonprofit leaders, LeaderBridge strengthens organizations and plays an important role in creating positive and lasting change. Since its founding, LeaderBridge has supported local nonprofit leaders in advancing their professional goals and has helped leadership program providers integrate equity and inclusion practices into their programming and outreach. 

IMPACT ON LEADERS

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alumni leaders have founded or co-founded a program, initiative, or nonprofit.

 Prepared 

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 Promoted 

30%

of alumni leaders have been promoted since participating in a LeaderBridge program.

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 Connected 

99%

of alumni leaders report a stronger sense of connection to leader peers after after program participation.

IMPACT ON PROGRAM PARTNERS

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Partners updated curriculum to meet the needs of BIPOC leaders.

 Programming 

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Partners shared a 

50%

increase in program participation from Black and Hispanic or Latinx leaders.

 Equity 

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 Outreach 

Partners report a
 
65%

increase in program applications from nonprofit leaders of color.

IMPACT ON REGION

Over the past five years, LeaderBridge has engaged over 140 leaders at more than 90 nonprofit organizations serving the Greater Washington region. These leaders are building a more robust nonprofit sector through their commitment to transforming the organizations and communities they serve. In the map below, you can see the organizations where LeaderBridge alumni have worked. 

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LEADERBRIDGE TESTIMONIALS

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LeaderBridge has increased our capacity to recruit rising leaders from the non-profit sector. Our partnership continues to highlight our shared commitment to building a network of leaders who are intentional in their approach to diversity, fairness and inclusion in the workplace.

Doug Duncan
President and CEO, Leadership Greater Washington

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