Leadership Grant Program - How to Apply

Eligibility - Who Can Apply

U.S.-based nonprofit 501(c) (3) organizations with public charity status, public 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

Dipti Vaghela is passionate about micro hydro. Vaghela’s organization, the Hydropower Empowerment Network, takes a country-by-country approach to rural electrification, helping micro hydro and other technologies take root in places where electricity is expensive and hard – or even impossible – to come by. Her goal? To bring electricity in a sustainable and participatory way to places that need it.Read more >

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