- Resident of New York
- Work experience
that reflects an innovative perspective on the most serious problems
affecting the daily lives of low-income children and the changes
in services they need.
- Deep connections
with community stakeholders and supportive networks in the setting
of current work (or the one in which this project’s activities
are to be carried out).
- Experience working
with advocacy coalitions and the media to bring about social changes
will be welcomed.
- Applicants should
anticipate beginning their Fellowship project no later than one
month after receiving the Fellowship. He or she may choose to
work with or without a host organization. If the applicant intends
to work with a host organization, its support-- including the
use of office facilities, i.e., desk space, photo copies, etc.--
must be secured before submitting a proposal. Individuals currently
receiving wages or a salary from the intended host organization
for the proposed project must disclose the amounts of these wages
or salary as well as the amounts of the grants or other funds
they are applying for from any other sources.
Applicants must demonstrate
that their Fellowship project does not replicate the activities
of any other known program or project. Fellowship awards cannot
be used to supplant or enhance funding activities or projects that
are already being implemented by the intended host organization.
Ongoing research projects and scholarly work will not be considered