Applications for Leadership Savannah 2017-2018 Class Now Open

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Leadership Savannah will begin accepting applications for its 2017-2018 class beginning April 1. The 2017-2018 class will be limited to 42 people.

Leadership Savannah seeks to inspire individual leadership growth by providing the learning experiences that lead to a better understanding of our community and preparation for meeting community challenges of the present and future. The Selections Committee is seeking representation from a cross-section of the community. These leaders and potential leaders will be active in business, education, the arts, religion, government, community-based organizations and ethnic and minority groups and will reflect the diversity of the community. Applicants must have the full support of their organization or corporation they represent.

The programs are being finalized but are expected to consist of monthly interactive sessions lead by top community experts within their fields. Sessions are expected to begin in September 2017 and conclude in June of 2018. Applicants will be expected to attend all of the sessions in order to graduate. All applicants must go through selections and full program fees will be $2,750, with a limited number of $1,000 scholarships available based on need. Applicants must have approval from their supervisors.

To apply visit and click on the Apply button. Applications will be accepted through June 23, 2017.