The Lee Institute

About Us


Who We Are

  Our mission is to serve and strengthen organizations and individuals who share a commitment to building great communities.

Our History

  Founded in 1997 in honor of corporate and civic leader Bill Lee, the Lee Institute embodies the values of civic leadership, innovation and collaboration.

Our Process

  When people engage in well-designed, informed and inclusive processes, they can create authentic visions, solutions and strategies for their organization and communities.

Our Team

  Meet the Lee Institute staff whose diverse range of knowledge and experiences are combined to create a plethora of ideas and solutions.

The Duke Mansion

  The Lee Institute is proud to call the beautiful Duke Mansion our glamorous older sister.

Our Board

  The Lynnwood Foundation board of directors oversees the strategy, operations and fundraising for both the Lee Institute and the Duke Mansion.

Support Our Work

  As a nonprofit organization, the Lee Institute is committed to supporting critically important community initiatives that need facilitation and consulting support.

Make A Gift

  The Lee Institute now accepts contributions to support the Charlotte Region Chapter.

Contact Us

  We'd love to hear from you!
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