The Campbell Foundation is excited to announce their Chesapeake Fellowship Program. The Fellowship is a two-year opportunity to gain practical experience in the field in environmental grant making. The Fellowship can be awarded for every one of the Chesapeake Initiative programs (Civic Engagement Agriculture, Civil Engagement).

About the Campbell Foundation Fellowship Program

The foundation has been funding this Chesapeake Bay watershed for 20 years The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment was founded to improve the environmental conditions of America’s most extensive estuary system, The Chesapeake as well as the Atlantic Coastal Bays. With current grants up to $5 million (approx. 120 awards) of the Chesapeake Office, the Campbell Foundation continues to seek out the need to expand and strengthen communities and leadership organizations that can enhance regional and local water quality. The main goals for the Chesapeake Fellowship Program are to:


  • Contribute to the Foundation’s ability tackle complex issues by embracing many perspectives, talents and perspectives.
  • Develop Fellows to become the next generation of nonprofit leaders by improving their abilities and capabilities and establishing their professional networks and expanding their knowledge of conservation efforts within the Chesapeake region.

Eligible Requirements for the Fellowship Program

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate area
  • Communication abilities are crucial to succeed in this role.
  • Self-motivated and self-starter with the ability to perform independently in a efficient and efficient manner.
  • A keen eye for detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Fantastic interpersonal capabilities and the ability to interact with a number of stakeholder.
  • Research skills that are robust and a natural curiosity.
  • Motivated personally to support the Foundation’s mission, goals and values.
  • Ability to develop and react to new and creative ways of solving problems.
  • Flexibility, maturity and a sound judgement Ability to make informed choices.
  • The ability to work in a multitasking environment, manage priorities work and be able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, and a keen desire to think independently and find solutions.

Benefits of this Program

  • Increase your knowledge of the Chesapeake Bay, and reflect on future visions of the Bay and ways the Foundation can transform the Bay through our assets.
  • Learn about the Foundation’s policy on partnership and grantmaking through working in close collaboration with program personnel and other external partners.
  • Examine new and current obstacles to reaching goals of the program, sometimes outside the scope of expertise. This will provide new perspectives on the Foundation’s work on the Chesapeake.
  • Get mentorship and coaching from Foundation staff who are experts in their fields.
  • Build Fellows’ professional and strengthen their network of support with colleagues through cohort experiences.
  • Receive development in leadership and support for transition to help Fellows in determining their next job.
  • Study, discover and pursue significant water quality improvement opportunities in the grant-making landscape.

For more information about how to apply and its benefits you can visit here for the official link

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Campbell Foundation Fellowship Program

Campbell Foundation Fellowship Program


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