Become a member of the nation's largest network of leadership programs

Member Benefits

Web Presence

Connect with leadership programs across the nation.

Web Presence Details

As a leadership program member of ALP, your program will be included on the interactive map available to the public and will also be listed in the on-line member directory. Members can also post their best-in-practice documents to the Resource Library, announce job opportunities, and search the member database for current trends and best practices.

Monthly Share Conference Calls

Share current trends and best practices.

Monthly Share Conference Calls Details

Leadership Connections provides you an opportunity to learn from the best in our business, all from the convenience of your office. Once a month you can connect via teleconference to other community leadership professionals across the country to discuss topics that leadership programs encounter on a regular basis. You'll hear from leaders with creative ideas on each of the topics and also share your own success stories in a peer-to-peer setting. Topics will vary each month.

Resource "Tool Box"

A wealth of templates and documents for download.

Resource "Tool Box" Details

Documents received from monthly teleconference calls and conferences are available to download. Why reinvent the wheel? Tweak the templates for your own organization or use as a resource to improve your program. These are valuable resources that will greatly increase your ability to provide tried and true tools.

Educational Conferences

Educational opportunities with colleagues.

Educational Conferences Details

ALP recognizes that education and connections for networking are two of the most requested needs of our members. National Conferences and the Regional Conferences offer both. As a member, you would receive discounted registration on these industry specific convenings for community leadership programs.

Job Opportunities

Job postings that reach the leadership community.

Job Opportunities Details

Have a job opening in your organization? Members can post their job opportunities. This will be available to the leadership community. Provide a brief 3 to 4 sentence description of the position, a link to your web page, and your contact information.

Member Database Directory

Searchable content to support your program.

Member Database Directory Details

Do you want information about other leadership programs? Data such as tuition, budget, program class size, or geographical information? Use this searchable database to find what you need.


An electronic publication with current ALP happenings.

eNewsletter Details

This electronic publication has current ALP happenings along with a member profile, job postings, announcements and information that keeps members up-to-date.

Operations Survey

Valuable data for benchmarking your program.

Operations Survey Details

The operational survey gathers information about key organizational factors to allow Leadership Programs to benchmark their programs with others nationally. Responses were analyzed based on:

  • Program Type
  • Budget Size
  • Population Served

The summary is available to members and non-members. The 85 page complete survey results are available to members only for $25.

Social Media

Connect and share with your colleagues in these ALP groups.

Social Media Details

In addition to our Facebook and Twitter pages, members gain access to an excusive LinkedIn group for members only! Engage in rich conversations about leadership programs.

Awards Program

National recognition for your distinguished leader and your innovative program.

Awards Program Details

Members can receive national recognition for your local Distinguished Leader with a Distinguished Leadership Award (DLA). It is designed to recognize exceptional civic and community leadership involvement of program graduates.

Member programs also have a chance to be recognized for outstanding creativity and impactful innovation within leadership programs by applying for the Excellence in Innovation award. Examples include programming, marketing, recruiting, fundraising/development or community partnership.