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Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) - 1 Hotels Fellows
05/15/21 5:00 PM CST
Fellowships of $20,000 to USA professionals for projects addressing environmental issues. Project examples include, but are not limited to organization and partnerships, research and publications, and advocacy and communication. Projects should address one of the focus areas: climate change, clean energy, clean water, food and agriculture, healthy communities, oceans, nature and wildlife.
1 Hotels Fellows will work in partnership with NRDC’s Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) program to identify pressing environmental issues and needs across the country, and then organize and execute projects that help communicate and amplify the business and economic case for smart policies to address these issues.
Fellowships are restricted to early or mid-career professionals. Fellows will be chosen by a committee of seasoned entrepreneurs and environmental leaders, including members of E2’s national network of business leaders and NRDC’s environmental experts. Some preference may be given to location-specific projects where E2 operates, and to projects that help E2 expand its reach in new regions.
New projects are encouraged to be creative, but below are some favorite examples:
GrantWatch ID#: 195630
In addition to a $20,000 award, fellows will receive support from E2 and NRDC staff to complete their selected projects. Fellows also will become part of E2 and its Emerging Leaders Program, which will include:
- Mentoring from seasoned executives and entrepreneurs across the country in the fields of sustainability, clean energy and other areas;
- Media exposure and press opportunities;
- Inclusion in special E2 Emerging Leaders programs at E2’s nine chapters nationwide;
- Invitations to monthly webinars with business leaders, environmental experts and lawmakers;
- Connections with E2’s network of business leaders, investors and others in sustainability, clean energy and other fields
Fellowships will run from July 2021-June 2022.
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If you’d like more information or have any questions regarding the 2021/2022 Program Cycle that are not covered in our FAQ, please contact email@example.com
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