​Community Partner Programs

group of participants in a meeting looking at a presentation San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative The Collaborative was established in 2011 as a network for public agencies to advance climate change solutions that mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the effects of climate change. Partnering with academia, non-profit organizations, and business and community leaders, the Collaborative raises the profile of regional leadership, shares expertise, and leverages resources.
Young international leaders smiling Hansen Summer Institute on Leadership and International Cooperation This summer fellowship, funded by a generous grant from the Fred J. Hansen Foundation, is an opportunity for international and U.S. students to build leadership skills and better cultural understanding to help form a more peaceful future. Fellows receive hands-on training in team-building, public speaking, negotiation, mediation and working together to solve international problems.
RISE Urban Leadership Fellows RISE Urban Leadership Fellows

RISE San Diego's mission is to elevate and advance urban leadership through dialogue-based civic engagement, dynamic nonprofit partnerships, and direct training and support to increase the capacity of urban residents to effect meaningful community change. Managed within The Nonprofit Institute since inception, RISE has expanded and developed into an independent program.