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The mission of the Institute for Leaders in Development 

 at University of Denver is to elevate Colorado’s nonprofit 

 fundraising leaders by providing professional advancement 

 opportunities that promote longevity in the field and 

excellence in philanthropy. 


The highly selective program identifies Colorado’s emerging 
development leaders and guides them through a rigorous, 
relevant and applied curriculum, passing the torch to 
up-and-coming non-profit leaders that will impact individual 
lives and diverse communities for years 
to come. 


Vision  

The Institute for Leaders in Development at the University 

 of Denver is recognized as a thriving network dedicated to 

 elevating the skills and talents of development professionals 

 to preserve and grow the vitality of the philanthropic sector 

 in Colorado.


Values   


  • Accountability
  • Ethics
  • Ingenuity
  • Professionalism
  • Inclusivity
  • Volunteer-driven





Developing Development 
The Institute for Leaders in Development (ILD) discusses the 2013 CompassPoint study, Under Developed: A National Study of the Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising in a recent issue of Nonprofit Colorado published by Colorado Nonprofit Association. Article begins on page one. Download now





Institute for Leaders in Development at University of Denver | University Hall 301 2197 S. University Blvd. Denver Colorado 80208 | ildcolorado@gmail.com 

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