The Urban Leadership Foundation of Colorado 501(c)(3) non-profit is one of Colorado's most recognized and accomplished leadership organizations within the Denver metro area.  ULF Colorado has a rich history of not only providing quality leadership training but also facilitating the advancement of our future business, political and community leaders.

Our Mission

“To continuously improve the professional and social trajectory of minority leaders through effective leadership training.”

Our Values

  • Excellence in Leadership Training
  • Ethics & Integrity in Leadership
  • Diversity in Leadership Roles
  • Civic & Social Responsibility
  • Excellence in Reputation

Education / Programming

Our programming provides participants with leadership training and education as it relates to becoming a more effective business, political and/or community leader.  Our flagship program, ULF Connect Leadership, is a 10 month, 22+ class leadership training program.  We hope that our training not only equips individuals with the tool necessary to become more effective leaders but also inspire them to lead.

Advancement / Advocacy

In addition to providing training/education, we provide advancement and advocacy services.  Upon graduation from our leadership program, our goal is to assist individuals with advancing both their careers and leadership goals.  We do this by actively identifying business, political and community leadership opportunities in which we think our participants would be a fit and advocate on their behalf. We also provide mentorships and other resources for individuals looking for one on one training.

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ULF Connect, a 10-month, 26-session professional leadership training program designed specifically for emerging black leaders seeking to advance in their careers and spheres of influence. The program takes an academic approach, engaging the expertise of influential community leaders as educators and giving up to 35 ULF Connect fellows per year a unique learning experience.

Sessions are held from February through November to accommodate working professionals. Classes are designed to increase skills and knowledge around leadership, business and economics, social influence, politics and service and philanthropy.

As a part of our organization’s commitment to community service, each year our fellows complete a minimum of two high-impact community service projects that address community challenges around education, community development, health and human services, arts and culture and civic responsibility.

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