Become an RLI Nonprofit Partner

The Riordan Leadership Institute (RLI) is an eight-month board training and matching fellowship that empowers and prepares diverse professionals for lifelong civic leadership as nonprofit board members.

Unlike other board training programs, RLI also helps local nonprofit organizations build their capacity and connect with prospective board members who are drawn from the professional ranks of major businesses, have a strong history of community involvement, and are ready to make a commitment to serve on the board of a nonprofit organization.

Benefits of being a nonprofit partner:
  • Connect with prospective board members who are drawn from the professional ranks of major businesses and other community leaders

  • Leverage the expertise and skills of a RLI fellow through a project-based field experience who will increase capacity and further the work of your board and organization

  • Access the training gained by the RLI fellow

  • Raise the visibility of your organization within the local community

Applications for Nonprofit Partners for 2021 are now closed. Contact Jessica Coronel to learn more about next year. 

"Mar Vista Family Center has been fortunate to work with RLI Fellows for many years. Each one of them had contributed to essential changes of the organization. With their support we have been able to expand our board of directors, provide new services to our community, develop procedures, expand our individuals and corporate partnership and bringing new funding streams to the organization. Our partnership with RLI it is a blessing because we have the opportunity to meet incredible people every year who brings passion and are committed to support nonprofit organization like Mar Vista Family Center."


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Mar Vista Family Center