Looking to better engage and connect in the Grand Rapids community? Curious about the area in which you live?
Applications for the 2020 Inside Grand Rapids cohorts are now open.
Your application is NOT COMPLETE without a signed commitment form. Please submit this to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for the Emerging Leaders Series.
About the Program
This four-session program connects a cohort group of up to 40 professionals. Together, participants explore our community, learn about social and community engagement opportunities, and delve into how to connect in Grand Rapids and surrounding areas by following their passion.
Studies show that employees who are connected to their communities have a higher likelihood of being retained. Whether you are new to the city, have relocated with a partner, or are simply looking to learn more about the Grand Rapids area, Inside Grand Rapids is for you!
Inside Grand Rapids is right for you if you:
- Want to explore and learn more about Grand Rapids
- Are looking to find their place to engage in the community
- Seek to connect with a diverse group of professionals
- Are interested in discovering new places, faces, and resources in the community
Chamber leadership programs prioritize creating spaces where diverse perspectives can come together to learn, grow and push our community forward.
*We ask that spouses/partners go through the program separately. Due to the importance of a balanced class, attendance at all sessions is critical. If you plan to apply, please block off the following dates and times.
All sessions run on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, April 15
- Wednesday, April 29
- Wednesday, May 13
- Wednesday, May 27
All sessions run on Thursdays from 2:00 – 5:30 p.m.
- Thursday, October 1
- Thursday, October 15
- Thursday, October 29
- Thursday, November 12
Tuition must be paid in full by the first class session.
Chamber Member: $500
Questions or Comments?
Please reach out to Megan Steenwyk, Talent Development Program Coordinator, at email@example.com.