Champion Sponsors

Champion Sponsors
  • Introducing Lift360

    The Institute for Civic Leadership + Common Good Ventures merged as Lift360 to strengthen Northern New England communities by improving effectiveness of leaders and organizations. Lift360 now provides comprehensive services and programs to build nonprofit capacity; develop business, municipal and nonprofit leaders; facilitate collaborations; and convene multi-sector conversations. More »

  • Consulting Services

    Lift360 primarily builds capacity for a host of nonprofit organizations like 3S Artspace and The Nature Conservancy. Our pro bono Springboard connects a nonprofit with a multi-sector volunteer panel to brainstorm a challenge the nonprofit faces. We address every organizational need and complexity, including board development, business and strategic planning, and operational review. More »

  • Leadership Development

    Lift360’s programs enhance the capacity of leaders to succeed. The Leadership Intensive teaches individual and collaborative skills; Emerging Leaders prepares and matches young leaders for nonprofit board roles; Board Connect trains seasoned professionals for board service; we co-deliver the Health Leadership Development Program with the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership; and we develop onsite leadership teams for private and public organizations. More »

  • Community Events

    Lift360’s Leadership in Action Breakfasts bring inspiring national and regional speakers together with area leaders in a friendly networking forum. Our Regional Conference highlights innovative thought leaders who explore collaborative solutions to community and global issues. In partnership with other organizations, we design and facilitate topical public forums that engage civic discourse. More »

  • Workshops and Seminars

    Led by expert facilitators, Lift360 workshops and learning opportunities provide participants relevant tools and creative stimulus to investigate positive paths for transformational change. In addition to new offerings being developed, popular seminars have included Leading Change with Courage and Intention, and Tough Talks Teach: From Difficult Conversations to Positive Results. More »

Latest Updates

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2016 Distinguished Alumnus...

posted on February 10th, 2016

We are very excited to announce this year’s Lift360 Distinguished Alumnus: Mr. Al Curran! A member of the Lift360 ICL Leadership Intensive Alpha class, Al is

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March 1st: Lift360 Open House...

posted on February 9th, 2016

Open House and Program Information at the Lift360 office! March 1st, 5-7 pm at 132 Spring St., Portland Come to meet Lift360 staff and alumni

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New Addition to the Lift360 Team!...

posted on January 28th, 2016

We are delighted to announce the newest addition to the Lift360 team: Guelord Balekelayi! Guelord is a senior at the the University of Southern Maine,

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What’s Your Collaborative Leadership Ty...

posted on January 5th, 2016

All too often, leadership can be misconstrued as an individual effort, most stereotypically exercised by a single figurehead who surveys operations from above. But—as all

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Thinking about joining next year’s Lead...

posted on December 22nd, 2015

Calling all alumni, friends and applicants for next year’s Lift360 leadership programs! You are invited to two upcoming events to learn more about the ICL Leadership

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Amiable, Analytic, Driver, or Expressive: Wha...

posted on December 16th, 2015

Rob finds dealing with his colleague Karen very stressful. When they work on joint projects, it seems like she is always charging ahead brusquely with

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