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Call for Applications for the 2014 Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program & U.S. Diversity

Wednesday, May 7, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Robin Wehrlin
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Call for Applications for the 

2014 Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program &

U.S. Diversity Fellowship

Please circulate within your networks. Open to staff & board.

Deadline: June 13, 2014.



The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society seeks young community foundation professionals from around the globe who

  • aim to strengthen community philanthropy and place-based grantmaking organizations
  • want to increase the sector's impact in their local community
  • seek networking opportunities with Third-sector colleagues worldwide
  • aspire to lead the community philanthropy sector in new directions

If this describes you, apply now to the

Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program and U.S. Diversity Fellowship

(Monday September 22 - Friday December 12, 2014).  


This is a leadership development opportunity for emerging Third-Sector practitioners to support community philanthropy and help build local grantmaking capacity in their home countries.  


Fellows will

  • come to New York City for a three-month program that includes lectures and intensive sessions with leading practitioners.
  • visit community foundations and other grantmaking organizations to learn about their day-to-day workings.
  • meet prominent figures in the philanthropy/foundation community.
  • join a network of 185 alumni from 61 countries.
  • link with national and international networks of people, organizations and resources.
  • produce a research paper reflecting strategies for strengthening community-based grantmaking.

About Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society

Founded in September 1986, the Center's mission is to strengthen philanthropy and civil society through education, research and leadership training.  Located amid the nation's largest concentration of foundations, corporate donors and local, national and international nonprofit organizations, the Center serves as a base for research and ongoing interchange among scholars and practitioners in the field.  The Center's activities are interdisciplinary, with an emphasis on multicultural, women's and international philanthropy.  Within this framework, the Center sponsors seminars, conferences and lectures; fellowships; research projects; and publications.


Support for the 2014 International Fellows Program is provided by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation with additional support from individual and institutional donors around the globe.


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DEADLINE:  Applications accepted through

Friday June 6, 2014

Interested and want to learn more?

visit our Web site.  

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