Sports Impact Leadership Certificate

The Sports Impact Leadership Certificate (SILC) is an unparalleled virtual training program at the intersection of sports and philanthropy.

This certificate program is a partnership between Advanced Academic Programs at Johns Hopkins University and SILC. SILC offers students the opportunity to earn a non-credit professional certificate from a world class academic institution.


SILC’s leadership team, faculty and students are leaders in the field of sports philanthropy, working with athletes, teams, leagues, nonprofit organizations, major consultancies, top firms and other sports industry stakeholders.

SILC students are Executive Directors, Nonprofit Employees, Community Relations, Public Relations and Media professionals, Agents, Publicists, Attorneys, Managers and other thought leaders currently working in or transitioning into the sport for social change field.


SILC provides access to a network of top tier professionals, faculty, peers and organizations as well as professional development including essential tools, perspectives and meaningful relationships that will help you and your organization adapt and capitalize on future trends and opportunities.