Better tools make better leaders.

We offer an unmatched array of leadership programming developed and optimized over time to meet the unique needs of this community.  Our programs are designed to inspire, challenge and connect business and civic leaders, from all career stages and backgrounds.

See program overviews below, or get help choosing the program that’s right for you.


  • Because Leadership Starts at Home.

    Focus Louisville is a two-and-a-half day, activity-filled program that offers everyone from newcomers to native Louisvillians a fascinating insider’s look at our community. Participants gain a more complete understanding of Louisville and its leaders, and a better sense of how to put leadership into action.

    Learn more about Focus Louisville

  • For Up-and-Coming Leaders, it’s Time to Light the Fire Within.

    Young professionals learn from Louisville’s top corporations and gain skills, confidence, problem-solving abilities and connections essential to professional success and effective civic engagement. Participants put their newly-honed skills into action by taking on projects for local nonprofits in this seven-month program.

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  • Leading Louisville Through Knowledge, Passion and Partnership.

    Leadership Louisville is an in-depth 10-month experience in which participants fully explore and learn more about the region, including local government, education, economic development and the arts. Armed with new knowledge, connections and perspectives, participants are prepared to take their places as effective community leaders.

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  • Putting Leadership into Action, Solutions into Place.

    Bingham Fellows gathers together experienced leaders and subject matter experts to develop and implement creative solutions to our community’s most pressing issues. This nine-month advanced program for informed and dedicated leaders has over 20 years of history with impactful results.

    Learn more about Bingham Fellows