Thank you for your interest in becoming a member organization of the African American Board Leadership Institute. At this time we are not accepting rolling applications. Below are the dates of our next application cycle:

June 1 – September 1, 2017
October 23 – December 8, 2017

Register on the Waiting List

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

Katarina V. Eleby
Manager, Programs & Operations
(213) 346 – 3291
keleby@aabli.org

Who’s Eligible

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

  • Bylaws
  • Officers/Directors 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.