Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Hamilton County Leadership Academy?

The Hamilton County Leadership Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit leadership training and development organization governed by a volunteer board of directors and staffed by one full-time employee.


What is the tuition for the program?

The tuition fee of $1,600 may be paid by an employer/sponsor, individual or not-for-profit organization.


How is the Hamilton County Leadership Academy funded?

Funding is provided by participant tuition fees, contributions from local governmental entities and corporations, grants, and private donations.


Is there tuition assistance available?

A limited amount of tuition assistance is available for applicants with a financial need.


Who is eligible to participate in the HCLA progam?

Anyone who lives or works in Hamilton County. Candidates must have a strong commitment to servant leadership in their community and a desire to make a positive impact in Hamilton County. Class size is limited and the selection of participants is highly competitive.


What is the expected time commitment of the program?

Review the graduation requirements for the program.


How do I apply for the program?

Complete and submit an application. The deadline to submit the application is May 31.


What is the content of the courses offered?

See the list of class sessions.


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