The Institute for Community Leadership is Fayetteville and Cumberland County's joint community leadership program. It is designed to provide local citizens the opportunity to participate in activities leading to community leadership, volunteer service, and membership on local boards and commissions. The ICL is one of North Carolina's premier leadership programs.
To identify, develop, and empower community members, especially those not previously identified, who are able and willing to commit to leadership and service roles in addressing important issues in the Fayetteville and Cumberland County area of North Carolina.
The Institute for Community Leadership is primarily governed by a board comprised of representatives from the sponsoring agencies.
The Arts Council of Cumberland County is also represented on the board along with founding member Dr. Loleta Foster, who represents the community at large.
The board meets twice a year to monitor ICL programs and initiatives.
Applications for class XX will be available in April 2023.
Members of Class XVIII work on a project for Fayetteville Urban Ministry.
Class project for Fayetteville Urban Ministry.
ICL class project at Second Harvest Food Bank.
Members of Class XI work on a project for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina.
Members of Class X work on a project for Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity.
Members of Class IX work on a project for Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity.
City of Fayetteville
Chair of the Board of Commissioners
Cumberland County Public Schools
Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville Technical Community College
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
Ricardo S. Morgan / ICL Alumnus, Class V