Changemaker Collective

A Leadership Development Program designed to equip Changemakers and Executives with practical tools and knowledge to create change.

Introducing the 2024 CSR Leadership Cohort:

Powering your Profitability throughSocial Responsibility

Registration is now closed for our Spring 2024 Cohort. If you are interested in learning more about future cohort opportunities, please fill out this form , and stay tuned for information on future cohort offerings.

This 6 part series provides corporate social responsibility professionals with the opportunity to learn, collaborate, and network with others in this challenging yet rewarding field. Cohort members will hear from experts in the field to fine-tune leadership skills, network with fellow executives in a meaningful way, as well as discover how to scale their new or existing corporate social impact.

Groundbreaking change can happen when today’s social impact leaders come together to connect, learn, and grow.



Early Bird Discount


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Early Bird Discount


Enrollment Fee

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If you’re looking to take your impact work to the next level and experience the transformation that comes from connection, we hope you’ll join us.

Cohort Sessions

Profits for Purpose:

The impact of CSR value to your bottom line

Putting Ideas to Action:

Constructing your CSR roadmap

Due Diligence:

Mastering industry and company benchmarks


The secret to securing CSR funding


Identify and mobilize your champions and how to measure your CSR results

Shout it Out:

Effectively communicate your results and best practices internally and externally

Level 2: Cohort Sessions and Coaching

Get all of the benefits of the 6 cohort sessions, plus 1:1 coaching with Strat Labs’ CSR Expert, Candace Richter, specific to your organization, industry, and goals.

Through our 1:1 coaching and strategy, we will dig into issues and challenges you are facing in your current role. These 1:1 sessions will help you overcome obstacles.

  • Exploring your company and industry benchmarks to extrapolate relative data and effectively communicate within your organization
  • Writing and refining internal CSR pitch
  • Establishing a nonprofit liaison as an anchor for social citizenship
  • Discussing tips and best practices to mobilize volunteer activism
  • How to overcome CSR objections within your organization

Three 1-hour sessions with Strat Labs’ CSR Expert, Candace Richter


Candace Richter

Corporate Social Responsibility Specialist

Candace has spent her 25+ year career developing, executing, and leading business strategies in the private and nonprofit sector. Candace began her career in a robust management program with Bank of America and then honed her development and marketing skills working at the Discovery Channel among other media giants. She founded a nonprofit in 2011, which continues to provide support to families with premature babies ( Candace’s breadth of corporate experience organically lends to her ability to marry profits with purpose. Candace spent the last seven years at Inspirato, where she was able to help pioneer a new business line, Inspirato for Good, generating 7M internally and another 7M to nonprofits in just nine months.

Elizabeth “Lizzy” Neufeld

CEO & Founder

Lizzy Neufeld has been working in social impact for 23 years in a variety of capacities and industries. In 2018, she founded Strat Labs, bringing marketing, communications, and fundraising together for both nonprofits and companies.

Strat Labs’ team of 10 has worked with VF Corp, Vans, COGives 365, Downtown Denver Partnership, Denver Startup Week, Denver Public Schools, Girl Scouts of Colorado, The Holocaust Education Fund, and others.

Strat Labs was awarded the 2023 Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Startup of the Year award. Lizzy is actively involved in Denver Startup Week and is a member of the Association of Nonprofit Consultants. She is also serving on the Marketing Committee for Downtown Denver Partnership. Her vision is for Strat Labs to be a leader in social impact, helping purpose-driven brands and individuals refine their stories, amplify their voices, and build their communities.

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