Leadership Grant Program - How to Apply

Eligibility - Who Can Apply

U.S.-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations with public charity status, government agencies and educational institutions which aim to employ a Switzer Fellow in a substantive leadership role are eligible to apply. (See ‘Recent Recipients’ for a summary of organizations that have received Leadership Grants in the past.)  The project or position must have an applied focus that will yield positive environmental change.  Support for Fellows doing international work may be considered as long as a U.S.-based host organization is the grantee and all other criteria are met.


Spotlight on Leadership

Sumit Kadakia: New Haven start-up turns waste into food
Fellow Sumit Kadakia and his wife have launched a New Haven-based start-up that is turning food production refuse into nutritious, tasty, and environmentally sustainable food.Read more >

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