Leadership Buffalo Essentials

LBE - Open Enrollment

Building Community from the Inside

LBE will create an opportunity for you to:

  • Experience Buffalo from all perspectives
  • Increase their knowledge of the importance of community service
  • Increase their problem solving skills
  • Develop their servant leadership skills
  • Develop a better understanding of the diversity in our community
  • Create a more cohesive culture within their organization
  • Create a more people focused culture

2023 LBE Open Schedule

July 18, 2023

August 15, 2023

September 19, 2023

October 17, 2023

November 14, 2023

December 12, 2023

Program Information


Tuition for LBE class is $950. Tuition is non-refundable. Unless special arrangements have been made with the CEO, tuition must be received in full prior to the start of the program.


Applications for the 2023 Open Session are closed. Check back soon for 2024 dates and application. If you want to be notified when the next dates are released, please email Carlisle Lipke at Carlisle@leadershipbuffalo.org.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications do not guarantee acceptance as a limited number of candidates are selected each year. Incomplete applications will not be considered.