Thank you for your interest in becoming a member organization of the African American Board Leadership Institute.

If you have any questions about the application process or about the benefits of membership with AABLI please contact:

Programs and Placements
(213) 346 – 3291
programs@aabli.org

Who’s Eligible

Nonprofits or well established for-profit corporations, commissions or foundations in good standing with the following:

  • Bylaws
  • Directors/Officers liability insurance
  • Job description for Board members
  • Board structure (meeting schedule, etc.)
  • Audited financials available for review by potential Board members

Frequently Asked Questions

First, ensure your organization meets our criteria:

  • Bylaws
  • Directors & Officers liability insurance
  • Job description for Board members
  • Board structure (meeting schedule, etc.)

Second, complete the online application and submit a copy of your board roles and responsibilities to organizations@aabli.org. A staff member will contact you within 5-7 business days to schedule an interview via conference call.

Please indicate the various board types in online application. You may also inform a staff member during the interview process.