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Each day we lose competent and compassionate leaders in some of society's most crucial roles. They drop out from educating our children, tending patients, serving congregations, and leading others.

But it doesn't have to be this way! You can help! Give them the courage, resilience and inner strength to stay in the game. Make a gift today.

Click the slideshow to read the CATALYST, a newsletter that shows your gifts in action.


Discover how to cultivate your inner capacity to lead a more authentic, meaningful and engaged life. We’ll help you find the clarity and courage to bring your true self to your life’s work.

Explore our online resources and in-person retreats and programs offered by the Center for Courage & Renewal and our global network of Courage & Renewal Facilitators.

Courage & Renewal programs offer a profound experience of our time-tested Circle of Trust® approach — as described in Parker J. Palmer’s book, A Hidden Wholeness: Journey Toward an Undivided Life. Founder and senior partner of the Center for Courage & Renewal, Palmer was named in 2011 an Utne Reader Visionary, one of “25 people who are changing your world.”

See how these people are leading more courageous lives…


You give students an inspiring teacher. You give patients a doctor who truly cares. You create leaders who walk their talk. Your gifts make a difference!

The Center for Courage & Renewal is a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit organization.

Retreats & Programs

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