One Week Left to Apply to Emerging City Champions Fellowship Program

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Friday, April 21st, 2017

The Emerging City Champions Fellowship is currently accepting applications from young civic innovators (ages 19-35) in the 26 communities where Knight invests, who have ideas to strengthen urban mobility, improve public spaces and enhance civic engagement in their cities. The fellowship closes for applications on April 26, 2017.

Led by nonprofit 8 80 Cities and supported by Knight Foundation, the fellowship offers innovators the skills, knowledge and support they need to make immediate and lasting impact in their communities. It is open to anyone who meets the following criteria:

They must be between the ages of 19-35.

The project must take place in or benefit one of the 26 communities where Knight invests.

The idea must be implementable within one year, and with $5,000.

The idea must contribute to at least one of the following objectives: enhancing public spaces; improving access to sustainable mobility (walking, cycling, public transit); or creating opportunities for civic engagement.

To apply to the fellowship go to by April 26, 2017.