|Apply to the Leadership Arts Institute by July 31st, 2020! Apply here|
|Why should you participate? Strengthen your expertise as a leader Learn best practices in nonprofit board leadership and utilize them to serve your community Meet prominent business leaders who advocate for North Texas as a creative community Gain access to resources that promote thought leadership, diversity, creativity, and innovation Network with colleagues from a cross-section of industries Experience arts and cultural venues and hear from their leaders on a first-hand basis Strengthen future commitment to the creative economy in North Texas |
About the Program The Leadership Arts Institute (LAI) program provides training in leadership, nonprofit board best practices, and knowledge of current issues affecting cultural institutions in North Texas. Upon completion of the program, graduates can request to be individually matched to serve on nonprofit boards of directors.
LAI was founded in 1989 by businessman and philanthropist Ray Nasher to develop the next generation of business professionals who will lead the arts in their communities. The need for equipped, invested leaders is greater than ever with the current challenges facing arts and culture nonprofit organizations in North Texas.
Graduates of LAI
Over 1,300 in the North Texas community
Nonprofit Board Service
LAI graduates currently serve on boards of directors for 300 nonprofit organizations
200+ companies in North Texas have participated in LAI