Baltimore Community Fellows

The Open Society Institute-Baltimore launched the Community Fellowships program in 1998. It is now a network of social innovators 180 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.


Recruit social entrepreneurs

Recruit, select and support dynamic, resourceful and committed social entrepreneurs to become Baltimore Community Fellows.

Build a community of individuals

Continue to build a network of individuals skilled at and committed to revitalizing underserved neighborhoods by directing resources to the Community Fellows alumni.

Provide support to fellows

Convene ongoing issue area seminars, and provide other supports to current and alumni Fellows.

Apply for a Fellowship