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 May 12, 2019.
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.
- Projects must address public space, mobility, or civic engagement challenges in the community.