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
Lillian's List
NC Dem Founded in 1998, Lillian's List is an independent political committee dedicated to electing pro-choice Democratic women to the North Carolina General...
Democratic Women of North Carolina NC Dem Democratic Women of North Carolina has over 60 county chapters in North Carolina and is a member of the National Federation of Democratic Women (NFDW...
Institute for Community Leadership NC Nonpartisan The Institute for Community Leadership is Fayetteville and Cumberland County's joint community leadership program. It is designed to provide local...
Leadership Charlotte NC Nonpartisan Leadership Charlotte, a community leadership development organization, operates a ten-month program in which participants meet with community leaders...
Leadership Greensboro NC Nonpartisan Leadership Greensboro is a nine-month program that trains community leaders on leadership issues in the context of business, education, community and...
Leadership North Carolina NC Nonpartisan Leadership North Carolina informs, develops and engages committed leaders by broadening their understanding of and involvement in issues and...
Leadership Raleigh
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
NC Nonpartisan

Leadership Raleigh is a nine-month program where participants are educated on community issues, develop leadership skills, and are exposed to...

Leadership Winston-Salem NC Nonpartisan Leadership Winston-Salem is a nine-month community leadership development program for emerging and existing community leaders. Selected participants...
League of Women Voters of North Carolina NC Nonpartisan

The League of Women Voters of North Carolina is a nonpartisan member supported, political organization. The League encourages informed and active...

Lillian's List NC Dem

Lillian's List of North Carolina is a statewide independent political committee dedicated to electing pro-choice Democratic women to the North...

Lillian's List NC Dem

Lillian's List of North Carolina is a statewide independent political committee dedicated to electing pro-choice Democratic women to the North...

NC Women United NC Nonpartisan

NC Women United (NCWU) is a coalition of progressive organizations and individuals working to achieve the full political, social, and economic...

NCAWA Nominating and Public Service Committee
North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
NC Nonpartisan

The Nominating and Public Service Awards Committee assists women attorneys in their quest to be appointed to judicial and other appointed...

North Carolina Federation of Republican Women NC Rep Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and policies...
North Carolina Women's Legislative Caucus NC Nonpartisan The North Carolina Women's Legislative Caucus is a bipartisan, bicameral caucus of women legislators.
North Carolina Women's Political Caucus
National Women's Political Caucus
NC Nonpartisan

The North Carolina Women's Political Caucus, a chapter of the National Women's Political Caucus, recruits, trains and supports women candidates...

Women on Board
Institute of Political Leadership (IOPL)
NC Nonpartisan

 The IOPL Women on Board Program is a one-day workshop that demystifys the process of getting appointed and serving on boards.