CLA Partners and Sponsors

We're grateful for the support of this year's Civic Leadership Academy. Thank you to our partners and sponsors.

Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit Excellence
Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit Excellence (NICNE) has been providing capacity building, training, technical assistance and resource support to nonprofit organizations within our region since August 2004. NICNE is the region's primary resource for nonprofit management and leadership development. NICNE strengthens nonprofits by providing education, training, technical assistance, and assessments, and encourages collaboration resulting in a strong, vibrant nonprofit sector critical to a healthy community. For more information visit Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit Excellence. 

NIU’s Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies
The Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies, established in 2010, is an academic unit and interdisciplinary resource at NIU that serves students, faculty, researchers, and nonprofit leaders in the northern Illinois region and beyond. Its purpose is to provide high-quality academic offerings, research, and programming related to non-governmental organizations, nonprofits, and other forms of public service. In partnership with the CLA, the Center hopes to strengthen opportunities for continuing education among individuals working with the region's nonprofit community.

The Center offers an undergraduate major, minor and certificate in Nonprofit and NGO Studies to NIU students. Students of these programs regularly take part in service-learning, internship, and volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations throughout the region. The Center also provides a variety of workshops, trainings, and other programming for nonprofit employees, volunteers, and board members. Visit The Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies for more information.

Continuing Professional Education
The NIU Outreach Department of Continuing Professional Education and the Center for Governmental Studies specializes in the delivery of programs for Human Resources, Project Management, Facility Management, Finance and Accounting, Non-profit and Public Management/Administration Professionals. Programs are offered virtually as well as at multiple locations throughout northern Illinois. Training is provided in programmed series like the Civic Leadership Academy, and may also be customized for in-house delivery for businesses and governmental/non-profit organizations. Many programs can also be offered in a-synchronous online formats. Visit Continuing and Professional Education for a complete listing of programs and schedule of upcoming courses. Contact Pettee Borissova, Director, at 815-753-6903 or for additional information.

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Civic Leadership Academy
Northern Illinois University
Monat Building
148 N. Third St.
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 815-753-1907

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