Echoing Green

Degree Level: Undergrad, or Post UG, or Graduate

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or Arts & Humanities, or Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Location: Any

Duration: Multi-year

Deadlines: November. Please check website below for the specific date.


Each year, Echoing Green awards 20 two-year fellowships to social entrepreneurs. Fellows receive up to $90,000 in seed funding and technical support to turn their innovative ideas into sustainable social change organizations. Since 1987, Echoing Green has provided seed funding and support to more than 450 social entrepreneurs with bold ideas for social change in order to launch groundbreaking organizations around the world.

Echoing Green seeks individuals or partnerships (organizations led by two people) with:

  • Innovative solutions to significant social problems
  • Strategies to create high-impact, sustainable change in people’s lives
  • The ability to grow and lead a new organization

 Visit the Echoing Green site.

Award Details

Amount: stipend of $80,000 for individuals (or $90,000 for 2-person partnerships) for two years

Duration: 2 years, full-time commitment

Fields of Study: any, emerging social entrepreneur