Learn about how the Leadership Gift School is working to strengthen the culture of individual philanthropy in the Charlotte Region.


The Leadership Gift School works to make a positive impact on the nonprofit community of Charlotte and its surrounding areas. Find out more about its impact. 

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Admissions Information

Interested in joining the Leadership Gift School? Find out about the admission criteria, tuition costs, and access the online application.  

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Discover the principles being covered and taught over the sessions that make up the Leadership Gift School curriculum.  

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About the Institute

The Institute for Philanthropic Leadership was established as an umbrella organization for a number of efforts, including the Leadership Gift School.

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News & Events

Read about all the events coming up for Leadership Gift School, while also reading the latest news about the Institute.

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Host Sponsor


The following organizations have generously provided support to help underwrite a portion of the program expenses, including reducing tuition fees.

Arts & Science Council
Association of Fundraising Professionals Charlotte Chapter
Bank of America
Blumenthal Foundation
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
The Duke Endowment
Duke Energy Foundation
William and Patricia Gorelick Family Foundation
Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson
United Way of Central Carolinas
Wells Fargo