In the pursuit of positive societal change, initiatives that empower and support visionary individuals play a pivotal role. The Ford Fund Fellowship for Social Impact, hosted by Watson Institute, stands out as a beacon for those who aspire to drive transformative change in their communities.
This unique opportunity is designed to nurture the next generation of social entrepreneurs. It offers a tailored program for individuals committed to tackling pressing social challenges through innovative solutions. This fellowship goes beyond conventional models, empowering fellows to create sustainable and impactful change in their communities.
You are located and/or creating impact in China, Germany, Mexico, Romania, South Africa,United Kingdom (includes Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland).
If you are in the United States, you are located and/or creating impact in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Louisville, Memphis.
You are able to commit to attending a majority of the workshops that are hosted on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 8:30am to 10:30am MT.
You're in the early stages (early-stage as those who are in the Problem-Solution Fit or Product-Market Fit stages.)
Out of a $40,000 fund, Fellows have the potential to receive a venture development stipend of up to $6,000, contingent on their active participation in the program, leading a Basecamp, and successfully completing the workshop-related checkpoint assignments
Decisions will be dispatched during the week of February 1st, 2024.
The final deadline for application submissions is January 15th, 2024.
This opportunity is for individuals who are fully committed to actively participating in the entire four-month program. At the heart of the program is a strong sense of community, and its success hinges on the active engagement and enthusiasm of all participants, who are eager to both learn and share!