Echoing Green recently announced its partnership with the Fund II Foundation to expand its efforts aimed at building an inclusive entrepreneurship movement focused on unleashing a more diverse set of innovators and founders.
Fund II Foundation will bring Echoing Green's leadership development and social impact curriculum to 1,000 students at HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) and community colleges in Baltimore and Atlanta, and provide funding for three select Echoing Green Fellows as part of its one-year partnership.
The Echoing Green Fellowship provides unrestricted seed funding of up to $90,000 and training and programmatic support for two years, as well as lifelong access to a global network of leading philanthropists, investors, and entrepreneurs.
Echoing Green has long been finding emerging leaders with the best ideas for social innovation as early as possible, and sets them on a path to lifelong impact. Fund II Foundation focuses on supporting African-American's rights, education, and entrepreneurship. Read the Entire Article
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Chris Blackwood is the founder of Helping Neighbourhoods Implement Change, a social enterprise that offers transformational mentoring to help change the lives of at-risk youth within the Canadian society.