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 Trainings
Idaho Republican Party
ID Rep

The Idaho Republican Party holds two-day campaign trainings to assist declared Republican candidates for office once every two years before...

Gracie's List ID Nonpartisan Gracie's List supports progressive women candidates in Idaho.
Idaho Federation of Republican Women ID Rep

Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and...

Idaho NOW
National Organization for Women
ID 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...
Leadership Boise
Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce
ID Nonpartisan

Founded in 1975, Leadership Boise is ten-month program preparing participants for civic leadership.  Each year, 45-48 applicants are selected to...

Leadership Idaho Agriculture ID Nonpartisan

Leadership Idaho Agriculture provides enhanced skills for future leaders in agriculture, rural communities, agribusiness and governmental agencies...

NEW Leadership™ Idaho
College of Social Sciences & Public Affairs, Boise State University
ID Nonpartisan

The centerpiece of the NEW Leadership™ Idaho program is a 6-day summer institute that will bring together 24-32 college students from across the...

Ready to Lead
Go Lead Idaho
ID Nonpartisan Go Lead Idaho is an organization dedicated to helping women realize and achieve leadership and policy-making roles in public office, board and...