American Express Leadership Academy 2024 for leadership across non-profit sectors

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American Express Leadership Academy 2024 for leadership across non-profit sectors. Apply below.

When is Application Deadline:

EMEA and UK: 8th April 2024,

The Americas: 19th August 2024

Tell Me About Award:

For over a decade the American Express Leadership Academy has aimed to strengthen the non-profit sector by building the capacity of its leaders.

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The programme is transformative by design. It gives non-profit leaders from diverse specialities and organizations a unique opportunity to learn from each other’s experiences, address current and future challenges within the sector, as well as gain insight from key leaders in social, public and private sectors.

Are you ready to to drive change forward in your organization and help grow the foundations needed for the future success of the non-profit sector?



Who can Apply?

The Academy is for people in the non-profit sector who are intentionally striving to be better equipped to respond adaptively to challenges, and to keep going in the face of adversity.

As a Resilient Changemaker you are looking to:

  • Have a growth mindset and be continually learning
  • Have (or are striving for) high levels of grit and perseverance
  • See failures as minor setbacks, with the tenacity to bounce back quickly and turn challenges into opportunities
  • Maintain a positive attitude when faced with change
  • Set the pace when learning from the front 
  • Take creative action to drive innovation

In so doing you can move your organization forward, with a greater potential to create a wider impact in society, because you are better able to cope with the pressures of our modern world.

Which Countries are Eligible?

EMEA and UK: London, England

The Americas: New York City, USA

Where will Award be Taken?

Online and In-person

How Many Awards?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of Award?

FREE. Places are fully funded.

What you can expect on your programme

  • Active transformational learning: Highly interactive, hands-on format, experiential, social learning offering an opportunity to practice new behaviours and learn by doing.
  • Real world: Rooted in real and live issues in a local context. Explored through the eyes of inspirational leaders who share how leadership works in their world.
  • Powerful networks: Access to ongoing support from a diverse peer group and where you can work together on personal leadership challenges that matter to you.
  • World class facilitators: Our facilitators co-design an experiential journey and psychologically safe space for learning in partnership with you, creating the conditions for rich feedback, open sharing, and experimentation
  • Skills, mindsets & knowledge: We explore the three conditions needed to thrive in an ever-changing world, from attitudes and perspectives, to taking an actionable approach
  • Practical tools and tactics: Real takeaways that you can continue to practice and apply in your everyday work

How Long will Award Last?

40 hours across 6 months with online sessions prior to in-person.

Asia Pacific: 14-17 May 2024,
Sydney, Australia
EMEA and UK: 9-12 July 2024,
London, England

The Americas: 12-15 Nov 2024,
New York City, USA

How to Apply:

Apply now

Visit Award Webpage for Details