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Grants & Leadership Awards

Emerging Leaders

Building Interfaith America Emerging Leader Grants

Grant Information

Grant Information

Grants are offered to the members of the Emerging Leaders Network (formerly known as the Alumni Network of IFYC) to create initiatives, events, or projects that Build Interfaith America. Grant recipients will use the funding to carry out projects that address a social need through an interfaith lens and/or to participate in activities that further develop the individual’s interfaith leadership skills. Topics could include racial equity, environmental protection, bridge building, etc.

  • Application Information

    Eligiblity

    All members of the Interfaith America’s Emerging Network, made up of young professionals applying interfaith skills beyond higher education.

    Amount

    The grants are up to $1,500. Up to 50% of the award can be used to support the awardee for their time.

    Timeline

    The application is open until December 16th, 2022. Applicants will be informed of their status by January 16th, 2023. We expect the funded initiative will be implemented by June 2023.

    Commitment to Racial Equity

    Priority will be given to applicants that promote Racial Equity through their projects, engage their community, and are prepared to share their stories through our online narrative platform.

    Purpose

    These grants are intended to support members of the Emerging Leaders Network to carry out projects that address a community need with an interfaith lens and/or to support the recipient to engage in activities such as workshops or trainings that further develop the individual’s interfaith leadership skills.

    Expressed Need

    Successful applications will identify evidence for the expressed need and clearly articulate the anticipated outcomes of the project.

Grants & Fellowships

  • Request for Proposals

    Click here to access the RFP for Building Interfaith America Emerging Leaders Grants.

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