Monday, May 7, 2012

The Chicago Community Trust Announces Fifth Annual Fellowship Program

Emerging and Experienced leaders invited to apply  

The Trust’s fellowship program is designed to elevate the careers of 9 Chicago leaders and increase their future impact on the Chicago metropolitan area by investing in their professional development. The Trust Fellowship offers professional development opportunities for both emerging and experienced leaders. Successful fellows must be open to new learning, have a track record of accomplishments, have potential for significant community impact and possess a strong commitment to building organizations in the nonprofit and public sectors.  

The Chicago Community Trust fellows have the choice of taking a leave from work or continuing to work while engaging in professional development activities. The Chicago Community Trust Fellowship provides financial resources which can cover current salary and benefits for time off, costs related to academic courses, coaching, learning from other practitioners and other associated expenses. Emerging leaders are eligible to apply for up to $30,000 and experienced leaders are eligible to apply for up to $60,000. The Trust anticipates awarding up to ten fellowships — up to seven for emerging leaders and three for experienced leaders. The Fellowship must be completed within the calendar year of 2013.  

More information about the program and application process can be found via The deadline to submit the fellowship application is June 15, 2012.

The Trust will hold a Q & A session on Friday, May 18, 2012 from 9:00– 11:00am at The Chicago Community Trust, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2200, in Chicago. Please note that this is the new office location of the Chicago Community Trust. Please register for this information session by sending your RSVP to Elizabeth Weldon at Please bring a photo ID and check in at the Security desk.

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