LEAD Maryland Foundation, Inc.

Queenstown,  MD 
United States

The LEAD Maryland Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and operates the curriculum-based statewide LEAD Fellowship Program, in collaboration with University of Maryland Extension and numerous funders, supporters, and partners. The Foundation awards 2-year fellowships to selected participants, providing public issues education, skills building, leadership development and personal growth. Fellows have diverse backgrounds with activities or interests within or serving agriculture, natural resources, and rural communities. The program consists of lectures, tours, mentorships, networking, teambuilding, and culminates with an international travel study. You must reside or work in the state of Maryland to be eligible to participate in the LEAD Maryland Fellowship Program.

Applications for the new LEAD Class XII will be available online beginning June 1, 2021.  For more information or questions about how to apply, please visit www.leadmaryland.org, or call: 410-703-1094, or join us each day of MANTS, at 10:00 AM (EST), via Zoom (PW: 111685).

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  • You Are Invited to Attend:

    The LEAD Maryland Fellowship Program's



     January 20, 2021--- (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM);

    February 16, 2021--- (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

    This virtual presentation, offered via Zoom on two different dates, is geared towards anyone interested in applying to the LEAD Maryland Fellowship Program's next class, Class XII (2022-2023).  Potential applicants can meet virtually to hear from current Fellows, program Alumni, and program leaders about their experiences.  There is no charge to attend the event, but registration in advance is required.

    To Register for January 20, click HERE. (Registration for this event closes January 19).

    To Register for February 16, click HERE. (Regisration for this event closes February 15).

    For questions about registration, please contact Elizabeth Friedel at 410-827-8056, x115 or efriedel@umd.edu.

    We look forward to meeting you!


    Thursday, March 11, 2021

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Dr. David Kohl 

    Please join us as we welcome back Dr. David Kohl in this virtual, follow-up presentation highlighting economic predictions and small business success strategies for navigating the new normal brought about by the Covid pandemic.  Stay tuned for further details on our website, www.leadmaryland.org, and be sure to "like" and follow us on Facebook!

Thank you for participating in MANTS 2021! 

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