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 The Kennebec Leadership Institute (KLI) goal is to assure a continuing flow of able, committed, and resourceful leaders to serve our communities. As the oldest leadership program in the state, KLI draws prospective leaders from a broad cross-section of businesses, organizations, and the community. Its purpose is to inspire these promising individuals to work more effectively within their spheres of influence while expanding their civic and community participation.

To see the 2024 program overview and schedule, click here.

To apply for the 2024 program, click here

Please send all completed applications to


 Applications are accepted June 1, 2024- July 19, 2024

Interviews the week of August 12-16, 2024

Acceptance Letters by August 19, 2024

First day of class September 3, 2024

TUITION: Tuition for the 12 week course is $1,500 for Chamber Members, $1850 for Non-Members




Thank you to our 2024 Kennebec Leadership Institute Sponsors!


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