Do you have an idea to change the world? If so, pre-applications for Summer 2009 PresenTense Fellowships are now available. The PresenTense Fellowship begins mid-June with an intensive six-week bootcamp for social entrepreneurs. Based in Jerusalem, the Fellows are trained in the practical skills of social start-up development and assisted by the PresenTense Network to launch their ventures into the world. Accepted fellows are … [Read more...] about Are You a Social Pioneer?
The Center for Leadership Initiatives, in partnership with the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, is excited to announce the launch of The Kivun Intensive 2009. Kivun, which in Hebrew means "direction," is a five-month professional development program that will equip 40 of the finest young Jewish professionals in North America with the top tools for excellence and impact in the Jewish non-profit sector. Upgrade your contribution … [Read more...] about The Kivun Intensive
The Mandel Leadership Institute has announced that registration for Cohort 27 of the Mandel Jerusalem Fellows (MJF) is now open. MJF is a residential fellowship program based at the Mandel Leadership Institute in Jerusalem, running from September 2009 through July 2010. The program provides exceptional leaders in Jewish education and community innovation with a year-long learning experience to reflect on their professional practice, challenge … [Read more...] about Registration for the Mandel Jerusalem Fellows is Open
Young Philanthropists Urge Continued Support for "Jewish Innovation" Amid Economic Downturn The Slingshot Fund is now accepting nominations for the 2009 / 2010 edition of Slingshot, an annual guidebook that celebrates Jewish innovation by highlighting 50 North American organizations that take innovative approaches to addressing age-old concerns of identity and community in Jewish life. Organizations that are selected for the guidebook gain … [Read more...] about Slingshot Fund Calls for Nominations
We first wrote about LIFE back in April. LIFE, an innovative Tikun Olam program for Jewish and Israeli young adults from all walks of life, is seeking to inspire and enable; the fellows in this program hope to change the Jewish community and Israel in terms of the agenda, self-perception and way of living. A nine month long, Israel based service-learning program for University graduates with a four-month stay in India, LIFE will enable the … [Read more...] about To LIFE!