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The mission of the Institute for Leaders in Development at the University of Denver is to elevate Colorado’s emerging fundraising leaders by providing 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. 

Mission  

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. 


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
Click here to learn more about our history and impact.

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








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