Seattle University

Seattle University's Mid-Career Institute for Environmental Leaders (MIEL) is a leadership and management program for mid-level or newly senior level managers designed to strengthen the next generation of environmental leaders in the Northwest.

Seattle University has been a Brainerd Foundation grantee since 2016.

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Mid-career Institute for Environmental Leaders participants meeting with Senator Rebecca SaldaƱa. Photo courtesy of Seattle University.

Seattle University Grant history


$150,000 - Support for the Mid-career Institute for Environmental Leaders Conservation capacity


$110,000 - To increase the effectiveness of mid-level managers across our region. Conservation capacity