New Loan Closing: Latino Leadership Institute

August 23, 2021

Leadership training for Latino professionals in Colorado

$250,000 working capital loan through the Metro Denver Nonprofit Loan Fund (August 2021) 

The mission of Latino Leadership Institute (LLI) is to honor the heritage of leadership, advance Latino professionals to positions of influence, and prepare organizations to innovate for the workplace of tomorrow. LLI provides relevant, innovative, and results-driven Leadership and Inclusion Training to develop more effective leaders, cultivate inclusive teams, and improve innovation. LLI also offers DEI training to companies, organizes six-month fellowships for cohorts of Latino leaders, and convenes Latino professionals at community events. 

Established in 2014 under the University of Denver, LLI recently spun off into a fully independent nonprofit. This loan will ensure that LLI has a runway of funding in its first few months as a new organization to build out the infrastructure it needs to scale its programs to more individuals and businesses.  

Partners: The Denver Foundation, Rose Community Foundation, and Community First Foundation 

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