Leadership Resources Intro

Use this map, made possible with support from the Hunt Alternatives Fund, to locate state-based and national resources for women interested in elected or appointed office or work on political campaigns. Click on a state to find leadership development and campaign training programs, political action committees, and organizations and programs committed to supporting and encouraging women in politics.

Need more ideas on how to get involved? Check out the Women's Definitive Guide to Getting Political by CAWP associate director Jean Sinzdak.

If you know of other organizations to add to our list or have updates to our information, please contact Chelsea Hill.

Program Name State Party Program Description full
Campaign Training and Assistance
Colorado Farm Bureau
CO Nonpartisan

The Colorado Farm Bureau periodically assists members interested in running for a public office by hosting candidate training sessions where...

Campaign Trainings
Colorado Democratic Party
CO Dem

The Colorado Democratic party  provides campaign trainings at least once per year, often in conjunction with elections and party re-organization....

Colorado BlueFlower Fund CO Dem The Colorado Blue Flower Fund is small donor committee that helps to elect Democratic, pro-choice, progressive women candidates running for state and...
Colorado Federation of Republican Women CO Rep Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and policies...
Colorado Legislative Women's Caucus CO Nonpartisan The Colorado Women's Legislative Caucus is a formal bipartisan, bicameral group founded in 2009. The Caucus plans to discuss issues and legislation...
Colorado NOW
National Organization for Women
CO Nonpartisan Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States whose goal is to...
Colorado Springs Leadership Institute CO Nonpartisan The Colorado Springs Leadership Institute was formed in 1996 with the purpose of promoting the quality and quantity of leaders in the Pikes Peak...
Emerge Colorado CO Dem

Emerge Colorado is changing the face of Colorado politics by identifying, training and encouraging women to run for office, get elected and to...

Leadership Aurora
Aurora Chamber of Commerce
CO Nonpartisan

Leadership Aurora is a ten-month community leadership development program that educates and prepares participants to take on leadership roles in...

Leadership Denver
Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation
CO Nonpartisan

Leadership Denver is an 11-month leadership program that brings together brings together approximately 55 community leaders to discuss and learn...