Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Open Society Foundations


The Best Thinkers and Doers in America Will Apply for the
Open Society Foundations and Echoing Green Black Male Achievement Fellowship.
You Should Too!
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The Black Male Achievement (BMA) Fellowship is a new fellowship program established by Open Society Foundations and Echoing Green dedicated to improve the life outcomes of black men and boys in the U.S. It is the first fellowship program of its kind that targets social entrepreneurs who are starting up new and innovative organizations in the field of black male achievement.
The BMA Fellowship includes start-up capital and technical assistance over 18 months to help new leaders launch and build their organizations; access to technical support and pro bono partnerships; and a community of like-minded social entrepreneurs and public service leaders. The Fellowship will be awarded to up to eight fellows who are generating new ideas and best practices in the areas of education, family, and work such as initiatives related to fatherhood, mentoring, college preparatory programs, community-building, supportive wage work opportunities, communications, and philanthropic leadership.
The BMA Fellowship runs for 18 months offers:
* A stipend of $70,000
* A health insurance stipend
* A professional development stipend
* Professional and organizational development conferences
* A community of like-minded social entrepreneurs and public service leaders, including the Open Society and Echoing Green networks of alumni working all over the world
Click Here to read more details on this great opportunity.
Click Here to register for Informational Webinar for Black Male Achievement Fellowship.

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