Fountain Hills Leadership Academy
Identifying a new generation of creative leaders
This comprehensive experience, sponsored by the Fountain Hills Cultural and Civic Association, is designed to develop better-informed citizens. The eight-week program offers an extensive immersion into the town’s governmental processes, civic and community services, public safety, and environmental management. Along the way, participants will meet community leaders and share ideas about the future of Fountain Hills. Classes take place each year from September through November.
To identify current and emerging leaders in Fountain Hills and deepen their knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing our community. The Alumni members shall focus on serving and impacting positive change in Fountain Hills.
The annual Fountain Hills Leadership Academy program kicks off its application process each spring. “The application deadline for the 2023 Leadership Academy was May 17, 2023. Please consider applying for next year!”
To apply for the program, use the Apply Now button to access the online application form. We encourage you to be thoughtful in your responses, as candidate scores are partially based on the clarity of their written responses. In addition to the online application, candidates will be invited to participate in an interview. Both the online application and the interview are required for program consideration.
Local Fountain Hills businesses are encouraged to support the Leadership Academy by sponsoring one of the program days, and/or one of the meals provided for the sessions, with a donation of $250 or more. Sponsors will be recognized in program materials and invited to join the session they’ve sponsor so they can highlight their business.