Echoing Green Foundation Awards

Posted by on October 7, 2005


Echoing Green seeks world?s best new social change entrepreneurs:

Fellowship offers up to $90,000 in seed funding to build effective organizations

The global nonprofit organization Echoing Green has opened its search for social change entrepreneurs with powerful new ideas for creating innovative nonprofit organizations and social-mission businesses. Through the prestigious two-year Echoing Green Fellowship, emerging visionaries receive up to $90,000 in seed funding, obtain health insurance and gain in Echoing Green a mentor that will help them build organizations that address the root causes of society?s seemingly intractable problems.

Echoing Green identifies, funds and supports some of the world?s most extraordinary social change entrepreneurs and their organizations. Through its fellowship program, Echoing Green helps these leaders develop new solutions to society?s deepest problems in diverse areas including education, health, housing, civil and human rights, the environment, economic development and the arts.

To apply for the 2006 Echoing Green Fellowship, visit <a href=""></a>. Leaders over the age of 18 from any nation, working in any field are eligible to apply for the fellowship. The application deadline is December 1st, 2005. For questions about the application process, email

About Echoing Green:

Echoing Green has invested over $22 million to help 400 leaders create positive change in 30 countries. Seventy-seven percent of organizations launched by Echoing Green Fellows are still thriving today, and eighty-five percent of all fellows stay in leadership positions within the social sector. From fostering the development of the criminal justice defense systems in China, Vietnam and Cambodia to providing affordable health insurance to freelance workers in New York City, Echoing Green Fellows have launched model organizations around the world. For more information, visit <a href=""></a>.

To read about the 2005 Echoing Green Fellows, visit <a href=""></a>.

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