About the Foundation

The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation committed to leadership training and transformational learning experiences in partnership with four California universities: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; Cal Poly Pomona; California State University, Fresno; and the University of California, Davis. The foundation supports the longest continuously-operating leadership training experience of its kind in the United States, the California Agricultural Leadership Program. The program is considered to be one of the premier leadership development programs in the world. The foundation also supports alumni learning opportunities and other educational fellowship programs as well as fosters industry partnerships.

Mission: Growing leaders who make a difference.

Vision: Leaders united to strengthen California agriculture and sustainably supply the world.

Values: Integrity / Excellence / Respect


Board, Staff & Core Faculty

Our board of directors, staff members and core faculty are dedicated to advancing the mission, vision and values of the foundation.

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Partner Universities

Monthly seminars rotate between our four exceptional partner universities. With a different focus at each university, the seminars provide an integrated and comprehensive curriculum.

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Contact Us

Please contact our office if you have questions about the foundation or programs.

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