Discover Your Sense of Place and Purpose

Columbus Impact Academy

We’re a 15-week community impact initiative designed to provide a comprehensive experience in leadership for emerging leaders and high potential professionals. 

Fall Applications are Open!

Apply now for the Fall 2021 Cohort

Our 15-week leadership program offers local employers a unique opportunity to engage high-potential associates with one another and with a larger group of active young leaders representing employers from around the Columbus region.

For Emerging Leaders

what can we do for your professional development

Hone Your Leadership Skills

Our curriculum offers interactive and engaging sessions that will bring focus to individual, group, and community leadership.

Get to know Columbus

As the nation's 14th largest city, Columbus is on the rise. We're here to help you lay a foundation and build upon your Columbus experience.

Give Back to the Community

Along your journey, you'll connect with nonprofit and community leaders to discover your path as a volunteer, a board member, and more.

Create Impact Around the City

Together we will develop "community impact projects" for solving problems that will be shared around the community and across the nation.

For employers

what can we do for your business?

Access To Talent

As a partner, you will receive valuable access to talent and recruitment while providing leadership growth for your next generation executives.

Sense of Place

Academy participants work together to discover a sense of place and purpose, while gaining valuable perspective in life-altering areas.

Workforce Development

As the nation's largest association for young professionals, our goal is to understand and respond to the needs in our community.


what our past participants have to say

Great Employers send us their employees

They Believe In Us

Our members represent 1,000 Columbus employers, including 21 of 28 Ohio Fortune 500s and 37 of 61 Ohio Fortune 1000s. 

Do you want to join them?

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