The Open Society Institute-Baltimore launched the Community Fellowships program in 1998. It is now a corps of social innovators over 130 strong. The program seeks dynamic activists and social entrepreneurs interested in implementing projects that address problems in underserved communities in Baltimore City. For fellowships beginning the fall of 2013, awards are in the amount of $60,000 over 18 months.
A new application process
The application process has changed this year. The first step is now submitting a letter of inquiry. Download the application.
The deadline for letters of inquiry is Monday, March 4, 2013 by 5:00 PM.
Continued this year
As of 2012, two new Fellows working with black men and boys in the areas of education, family, and work have been designated as Black Male Achievement (BMA) Fellows. The BMA Fellows are supported by the Open Society Foundations’ Campaign for Black Male Achievement which invests in emerging leaders committed to generating new ideas and best practices for the field of black male achievement.
If you have questions regarding the letter of inquiry submission process for the OSI-Baltimore Community Fellowship Program, please call Emily Smith at (410) 234-1091.