The Social Innovation Lab (SIL) at Johns Hopkins University accelerates ventures that create change and opportunity in Baltimore and beyond. SIL does this by providing funding, mentorship, office space, and workshops, to help innovative non-profits, mission-driven companies, and disruptive technologies develop and grow into thriving, sustainable ventures that make a measurable impact. To learn more, view our 2018 Impact Report. Also: SIL is currently accepting applications! If you're interested to apply, please review the details available at https://ventures.jhu.edu/sil-apply/.
The Open Society Institute-Baltimore launched the Community Fellowships Program in 1998. It is now a corps of social innovators 190 strong. The program seeks dynamic activists and social entrepreneurs interested in implementing projects that address problems in underserved communities in Baltimore City. Fellowship awards are in the amount of $60,000 for a term of 18 months. For questions and more information, please contact Katy Caldwell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Elevation Awards provide planning grants of $10,000 and personalized support to people of color who are Baltimore City residents piloting novel approaches to strengthen Baltimore communities. The aims of the Elevation Awards are as follows: Directly leveraging the assets of communities to pioneer new solutions in social entrepreneurship; Elevating leaders of community solutions; and Supporting the early-stage pipeline of social entrepreneurs in Baltimore. For questions and more information, please contact Jennifer Clark at email@example.com.
Questions about the Bootcamp? Email Alex Riehm at firstname.lastname@example.org.