Public, Society Benefit

Cleveland Leadership Center

  • Cleveland, OH
  • www.cleveleads.org

Mission Statement

The Cleveland Leadership Center’s mission is to build a continuum of civic leaders committed to our community’s excellence by serving as a catalyst for civic engagement.

Main Programs

  1. Leadership Cleveland
  2. Cleveland Bridge Builders
  3. Look Up To Cleveland
  4. Civic Leadership Institute
  5. (i)Cleveland
  6. Alumni Association activities
  7. On-Board Cleveland
  8. Customized Programming & Public Events
Service Areas

Self-reported

Ohio

Serving Northeast Ohio:  Greater Cleveland including the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga and Summit counties.

ruling year

2000

Principal Officer since 2010

Self-reported

Ms. Marianne Crosley J.D.

Keywords

Self-reported

civic affairs, leadership development, community development, diversity, partnerships

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EIN

34-1927317

 Number

6442706280

Physical Address

1375 East Ninth Street Suite 2430

Cleveland, 44114

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Leadership Development (W70)

Economic Development (S30)

Citizenship Programs, Youth Development (O54)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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V i s i o n :
The Cleveland Leadership Center will be the premier center in our community for building and engaging civic leadership capital.
 

V a l u e s : The Cleveland Leadership, in all of its endeavors, values:
Leadership: The CLC demonstrates action, innovation, and a commitment to community betterment.

Inclusion: The CLC values all individuals and treats them with respect, courtesy and consideration. It encourages participation from individuals encompassing diversity of thought, gender, race, age, ethnicity and culture, sexual orientation, religion, and socio-economic backgrounds.
Excellence: The CLC consistently strives for the highest quality performance and continuous improvement in its work.

Creativity: The CLC is adaptive, responsive, and innovative in delivering its mission.
Integrity: The CLC expects all members of the organization and its stakeholders to act with the highest personal and professional standards.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Leadership Cleveland

Leadership Cleveland (LC) and its affiliated LC2 Fellows Program empower recognized, senior-level positional leaders with knowledge, skills and relationships to advance and deepen their community impact. LC engages participants through a highly interactive, intentionally designed, 10-month leadership curriculum so individuals develop a broader and more diverse network and experience opportunities to address key community issues through civic engagement. LC2 Fellows focus on a specific civic issue and identify and deliver a tangible outcome aimed at creating long-term, positive, sustainable change in Cleveland.

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

$0.00

Program 2

Cleveland Bridge Builders

Cleveland Bridge Builders enables mid-career professionals of all ages to prepare for meaningful, fulfilling and impactful engagement in the community. The 10-month program provides a unique environment that fosters teamwork, growth and learning through experiential collaboration, hands-on experiences and interactive civic education that results in a truly transformative experience.

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

$0.00

Program 3

Look Up To Cleveland

Look Up To Cleveland (LookUp) allows high school leaders to develop leadership skills, acquire an understanding of the community and gain a better appreciation of diversity. The program, offered during the school year and as a one-week LookUp Summer Session, includes team projects and unique opportunities to converse with high-level business, government and community leaders. Participants, who are entering either their junior or senior year, are selected from applicants representing public, private, charter and parochial schools across Cuyahoga County.

Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

$0.00

Program 4

Civic Leadership Institute

Civic Leadership Institute is a series of six short, weekly sessions designed to increase the civic knowledge base and engagement for people of all ages and career stages who seek a better understanding of the community's civic infrastructure, are new to the area, or are staring a new assignment. Facilitators are individuals involved in civic matters at the highest levels.

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 5

(i)Cleveland

(i)Cleveland attracts, retains and reclaims the next generation of Cleveland's leaders by offering several programs for college students that provide civic education, neighborhood immersion and connections with Cleveland leaders. (i)Cleveland Summer Edition brings together interns from local businesses and organizations for civic engagement and relationship-building. (i)Cleveland Service Breaks are customized civic immersion experiences for group of students at schools around the country who want hands-on community service along with civic engagement. (i)Cleveland Winter Edition is a one-day event offered each year to help connect college students with internships, provide job-search sessions and networking with top leaders.

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$0.00

Program 6

Alumni Association activities

Cleveland Leadership Center Alumni Association brings together Alumni of all the Cleveland Leadership Center programs to take on a range of civic engagement and educational activities, while continuing to deepen collaborative relationships that further CLC’s mission.

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Adults

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

Program 7

On-Board Cleveland

On-Board Cleveland is a leadership and civic development experience tailored for early-career professionals. A custom-designed, highly engaging curriculum enhances communication skills, strengthens workplace presence, and creates connections between employees and their organizations and Northeast Ohio. Participants leave the program energized and equipped to make a positive difference in their workplace and the community.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years)

Budget

Program 8

Customized Programming & Public Events

Cleveland Leadership Center creates customized civic education programs in response to community needs and requests. Customized programs draw on CLC’s vast network of community leaders and extensive experience in designing civic leadership curriculum.

CLC also creates new programs to educate the general community about issues and engage them in civic life. These programs draw on CLC’s core competencies of curricular design and relationship building, and invest the general public in current community issues.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Ohio

Serving Northeast Ohio:  Greater Cleveland including the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga and Summit counties.

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Financials

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CLEVELAND LEADERSHIP CENTER
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Cleveland Leadership Center

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Marianne Crosley J.D.

BIO

Marianne Crosley graduated from Colgate University in 1980 and received her Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1984. Upon completion of her legal education, she worked in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York and rose to be a supervisor in the Homicide Bureau. During her time in the Homicide Bureau she tried 25 cases to verdict and oversaw the prosecution of almost 100 homicide cases.Crosley returned to Ohio and in 2002 became Executive Director of “Summer on the Cuyahoga” which focused on attracting talented college graduates to settle permanently in the region. She spearheaded its growth to include participation by students from Case Western Reserve, Colgate, Cornell, Harvard, Princeton, Smith, University of Chicago and Yale. The program’s success in attracting young people to the region has been widely recognized as a means to positively impact and spur economic growth.In 2010 she joined the Cleveland Leadership Center as Executive Vice President charged with elevating the organization’s capabilities around civic education and engagement.  She was named President and CEO in Sept. 2010 after a lengthy search, after acting as interim CEO for four months.

 

Crosley served as a Trustee of Colgate University, chaired the Legal Affairs Committee and the Admissions and Student Aid Committee. She also served on the Capital Assets, and Planning and Governance Committees and oversaw the implementation of Colgate’s strategic plan. She served on the Colgate University Alumni Council for 10 years as Chair of the University Relations Committee and Treasurer of the Alumni Council.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Marc Byrnes Chairman & CEO

Oswald Companies

Term: July 2010 - June 2012

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?