2023 Braiding Seeds Fellowship Applications Now Open
Applications for the 2023 Braiding Seeds Fellowship are now open! The application deadline is May 1, 2023.
The fellowship is an 18-month program open to beginning BIPOC farmers from the NE and SE of the US. The program will provide 10 fellows with a $50,000 stipend, 1:1 mentorship and coaching, professional development, business acumen, and community building opportunities. Additionally, mini-grants of $2500 will be awarded to 12 runners-up.
2023 Application Timeline
- March 1st – 2023 Fellowship Application Period Opens
- March 16th, 4:00-5:30 pm EST – Application Info Webinar and Q&A (Zoom)
- Register here! Session will be recorded and uploaded to the website afterwards.
- April Date TBD – Informational Q&A with Selection Committee Partners
- May 1st – Applications Due, 11:59 PM EDT
- July 3rd – Decisions Announced
- July 17th – Fellowship Start Date
Some sample language that can be adapted for emails and social media:
The Braiding Seeds Fellowship is a project of Soul Fire Farm in collaboration with Federation of Southern Cooperatives, and is contributed to by several incredible BIPOC led organizations.
The fellowship is an 18 month long program open to beginning BIPOC farmers from the northeast and southeast of the US. The program provides 10 selected cohort members with $50,000 stipends, 1:1 mentorship and coaching, professional development, business acumen, and community building opportunities. Additionally, mini grants of $2500 will be awarded to 12 runners-up! For more information and the application please check out the Braiding Seeds Fellowship page on Soul Fire Farm website: soulfirefarm.org/braiding-seeds-fellowship