Leadership Lorain County is a 501 c3 nonprofit in Lorain County Ohio. LLC cultivates a diverse network of innovative leaders who envision what the county and region can be, empower themselves and others to deliver positive change, and expand their awareness of community issues and resources.

Through the signature leadership program, the internship program, and board and organization training, LLC participants experience both personal and professional growth opportunities. These opportunities enhance their leadership roles as they engage in service that transforms our county into a stronger more effective community in the region.


The mission of Leadership Lorain County is to develop and advance leaders who support the growth and diversity of our county by directing initiatives to connect the people, government, academia and businesses of Lorain County.

"Each year our Signature Class members, alumni, and volunteers donate hundreds of hours of their time working to improve the community in which we live."


Leadership Lorain County will be the primary resource to connect the hearts of business, education and philanthropy throughout our region. We are dedicated to developing life-long leaders, passionate about improving the vitality of the county, able to lead initiatives within the dynamics of our community, all while helping their own organizations become a valued partner in the resurgence of Lorain County.


•Inspiration    •Leadership    •Service    •Collaboration    •Passion

Donate to a specific project need, for example to “ 20 euros for a wheelbarrow ”, or else to a project generally e.g. “Building a school in Mombasa, Kenya”. You can always donate anonymously. Rather than a one-off donation, you can become a monthly donor. Also a possibility with many projects: donations in kind or donating your time as a volunteer.

Rate it if you happen to know the project manager or if you know more about the project for some other reason. Post your opinion on the project-site, ideally including photos or videos from when you visited the project on-site. You can also ask the project manager questions at any time. Others can use their answers to help them decide whether to donate.

Quick Stats Of LLC

Leadership Lorain County strives to touch all aspects of the community. Signature Class members, as well as interns, are introduced to the many facets of Lorain County. LLC utilizes the county as its classroom and today's leaders as its teachers. You can become a member, a partner, or a sponsor and help LLC fulfill its mission.





Since July 1, 2017


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Projects completed since 1985

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