Leading Locally 2023 - FAQs


Get answers to frequently asked questions about Leading Locally 2023. Still have questions? Reach out to us at educate@cof.org.

While everyone is encouraged to attend, the key audience is individuals (at all levels) from community foundations and place-based funders.

Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)

  • June 12 – Pre-Conference Early Arrivers Welcome Social from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. MT
  • June 13 – Conference sessions from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. MT (including breakfast and lunch)
  • June 14 – Conference sessions from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. MT (including breakfast and lunch)

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. ET on June 5, 2023 or when the conference sells out, whichever comes first.

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202

No; once the Sheraton is full, attendees will need to make reservations on their own. Here is a list of alternate local hotels.

All activities will be held on-site at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, but we’ll offer a list of local restaurants and attractions so guests can explore the area.

Dine-arounds are informal dinners at Denver local restaurants that provide an opportunity for networking. They will happen Monday, June 12 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. MT. Each dine-around will have six to 10 participants, along with a Council staff member to help facilitate conversations.

The Council will provide a list of local restaurants, and attendees may sign up through the conference app or at the registration desk on Monday, June 12. Individual attendees will pay for their own meal.

You can purchase registration for a pre-conference session when registering for Leading Locally 2023. The pre-conference sessions, happening June 12, include:

Legal Matters for Community Foundations Workshop

June 12 from 9:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m. MT | Council Members $339 | Non-members $449
Open to all. You can register for this workshop even if you are not attending Leading Locally 2023. 

CEONet Pre-Conference Retreat: CEO Excellence

June 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MT | All Attendees $250
Open to all community foundation CEOs and executive directors, regardless of CEONet membership status.

CommA Pre-Conference Session

June 12 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. MT | All Attendees $75
Open to all community foundation communications staff, regardless of CommA membership status.


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