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 who's diverse range of knowledge and experiences are combined to create a plethora of idea's 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.

Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you!