The Roddenberry Fellowship is a 12-month program that offers Fellows $50,000 to take an existing initiative (e.g. campaign, organization) to the next level and amplify its impact OR to launch a new initiative.
The Roddenberry Fellowship is focused on defending and protecting Civil Rights; Immigration & Refugee Rights; LGBTQIA & Women’s Rights; and the Environment. The Roddenberry Fellowship will support existing initiatives as well as new projects.
The Roddenberry Foundation welcomes Fellowship applications from individuals who meet all of the following:
United States citizens, permanent residents, DACA recipients, or current visa holders who reside in the 50 United States or its territories.
Individuals who are the principal of their initiatives or organizations, including Founder, Co-Founder, President, CEO, or Executive Director.
Individuals employed by or affiliated with organizations or institutions with a budget of $2mil or less.
Individuals whose primary focus of their work is either immigrant & refugee rights, civil rights, LGBTQIA+ & women’s rights, or environmental protection.
Individuals who are based in and whose work is focused solely on communities in the United States.
Individuals who can devote 100% of their time in 2020 to their project or initiative.
All Roddenberry Fellows receive a $50,000 award, as well as:
One-on-one professional coaching and development opportunities
Virtual collaboration sessions to provide ongoing advisement, support, and connections
Two required in-person retreats:
February 17-21, 2020 in Los Angeles;
October 1-4, 2020 in New York
A community of peers and allies who share resources, expertise, and support.
Roddenberry Fellowship Applications for Round One are due June 13, 2019 by 5:00pm. Click here to apply now