What we do:
Make life better for every person in the Catawba Valley...Learn more ›
By transforming the businesses, organizations, and institutions that touch the lives of every person in our community.
Growing leaders who have the head and heart for leading well and doing good.
Join us in shaping the Catawba Valley into a community where people thrive.
Better leaders make for a better community.
The CVLF is a 501(c)3 non-profit that exists to promote outstanding leadership throughout the Catawba Valley. Simply put, we strive to make this community stronger via stronger leaders. To this end, we provide leadership development for community leaders of non-profit, civic, religious, and educational organizations.
The Foundation has helped us focus on how our leadership impacts our business. As a result, we’ve become more intentional about building transformational relationships inside and outside of our walls.
Hickory, NC | September 25, 2020
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The Leaders' Roundtable expands our work to leaders in business and the for-profit world in order to create strong connections among leaders and to promote a culture of leadership excellence.
CVLF invests in the lives high school students to help them clarify their identity, discover their strengths, and set themselves up for future success as they prepare for life beyond high school.
Our flagship program provides one-on-one executive coaching to top-level non-profit leaders in our community.
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The Leaders' Roundtable gathers every-other-month for collaboration.
The Foundation partners with local businesses and organizations to host the 2020 Catawba Valley Leadership Conference -- a half-day experience designed to inform, inspire, and raise the leadership temperature of our community.