Leadership Buffalo Employer Commitmment 

Please review the Leadership Buffalo program details below and initial.

This must be completed for your employee's application to be considered for the 2025 programs.



  • Full attendance at all-day sessions (8:00 am - 5:00 pm), Leadership Development dates, and the opening & closing retreats (Each retreat includes two full days plus one overnight) is required.
  • Only two absences will be allowed for personal/work situations.
  • Please note day sessions will be on Wednesdays in 2025.
  • View the 2025 Schedules here: Class Experience and Rising Leaders 



  • Tuition for the Class Experience and Rising Leaders is $5,600. Tuition is non-refundable.
  • Upon acceptance, a $1,000 non-refundable payment toward tuition is required no later than December 8, 2024.
  • Full tuition payment is expected by January 10, 2025.



  • A limited number of partial tuition scholarships are available and are determined by need.
  • Candidates wishing to apply for tuition assistance must complete the Application for Financial Assistance form by October 11, 2024, to be considered.
  • Find the form here - Financial Assistance Application



If selected, I agree to allow my employee to devote the time necessary to be an active, contributing member of the Leadership Buffalo Class. (Candidates who are self-employed should sign at the employer’s name /initial).


By signing/initialing below, I attest that:

  • I am willing to permit this person to take the time needed for the retreats, leadership development dates and day sessions.
  • I will create a communication cadence with this person for the day sessions that allows them to engage completely.


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