Leaders on Loan


Leadership McLean County (LMC), a program of the McLean County Chamber of Commerce, presents Leaders on Loan. An opportunity offered to community businesses and organizations, Leaders on Loan provides a highly skilled LMC task force group to develop a specific program or accomplish a project that impacts McLean County.


Applications are closed for the Class of 2021.



Any member of the McLean County Chamber of Commerce is eligible to apply.

  • It is the responsibility of the Leaders on Loan applicant to state a specific project or program
  • Scope of the project should be well-defined, with clearly stated deliverables that can be completed over the course of the 9-month program
  • Projects should be more tactical in nature than strategic
  • Program is separated into four (4) application categories
    • Technology Support
    • Marketing and Development
    • Training and Human Services
    • Innovator's Category

Application process:

  • Description of project
  • Level of need
  • Sustainability
  • Assigned project manager from your organization


Selection process:

  • Semi-finalists will interview with LMC committee
  • 5-6 projects will be chosen for the Leaders On Loan program

For questions regarding Leaders On Loan, please contact Jancy LaFollette.