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Artists For Humanity

September 11, 2017
Artists For Humanity’s (AFH) mission is to bridge economic, racial, and social divisions by providing under-resourced urban youth with the keys to self- sufficiency through paid employment in art and design. Our mission is built on twin philosophies: Engagement in the creative process is a powerful force for social change, and creative entrepreneurship is a productive and life-changing opportunity for young people and their communities.

Call for Entries: 2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

February 13, 2017
The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries... Read More

PopTech Fellows

March 6, 2015
PopTech Social Innovation Fellows program supplies accomplished innovators who are working with socially responsible organizations with the tools, exposure, insights and network that will enable them to have more impact. Fellows learn to accelerate and grow their impact through an all-expenses-paid intensive development program and through the PopTech leadership conference where they receive access to mentors and other leaders in the PopTech network. The PopTech Social Innovation Fellows program provides world changers with the tools necessary to grow their organization and their impact.

Echoing Green Fellows

March 6, 2015
Echoing Green funds social entrepreneurs using venture capital investments. The Fellowship Program offers seed-stage funding and personal support to high potential social leaders.

Draper/Richards/Kaplan Fellowship

March 6, 2015
The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation uses global venture philanthropy to fund social entrepreneurs. Fellows receive hands on support from the Foundations board and $100,000 annually for a three year term.

New Voice Fellowship (not yet public)

March 4, 2015
The New Voices Fellowships encourages development experts from the developing world to share their perspectives and innovations. Through developing social media, communication and leadership skills, Fellows are able to elevate their message and better contribute to the global development discussion.


March 4, 2015
CATCHAFIRE pairs nonprofits with talented and passionate professional who provide pro bono services. Through this mutually beneficial relationship social good organizations grow their capacity to do good and individuals find meaningful work.

Institute for Public Service

March 4, 2015
The statewide UT Institute for Public Service (IPS) provides university expertise for communities and workplaces by consulting daily with government, law enforcement and industry leaders.

WEF Young Global Leaders

March 4, 2015
The World Economic Forum builds a better world by encouraging public-private collaborations between political, academic and business leaders. The Forum of Youth Global Leaders learn, collaborate work and act within this larger network with the goal of building more sustainable regional and global communities.

Challenge Detroit Fellowship

March 4, 2015
Challenge Detroit promotes leadership and professional development as means to grow Detroit’s creative core. The Fellowship emphasizes deep engagement with the city by encouraging Fellows to work, live and play in Detroit.

City Hall Fellows

March 4, 2015
City Hall Fellows are college graduates interested in becoming community change agents through government work. Fellows gain hands-on experience in local city government through the year long Fellowship.

Future Partners

March 4, 2015
Future helps leaders unleash their inborn ingenuity through in-depth Blitzes that allow them to hone their innovation and cultivate a portfolio of profound and ingenious solutions. Future advances social innovation by teaching others to get in touch with their own potential and creativity.

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