Share your Idea. Impact your City. Win Funding.
We want to hear your ideas for making Baltimore a stronger, healthier, safer, smarter and more innovative and vibrant city.
The Warnock Foundation Social Innovation (WFSI) Fellowship provides Baltimoreans with the opportunity to implement their ideas/innovation they believe will make Baltimore a vibrant city to live, learn and prosper! The WFSI fellowship provides a platform for our social innovators to be heard and impactful. Through the WSFI fellowship, fellows are provided leadership development, business education, funding, and advisement. The overarching goal is to utilize the talent that already exists in Baltimore to grow and guide them to creating innovations that will impact their community and city.
Applicants will submit 100 words or less and a 60-second video sharing their innovation and how it will make Baltimore a better place! Be creative and think outside the box.
The application process is a three-step process that includes:
Applications will be reviewed by a committee, who will select 24 finalists. Finalists will be invited to an interview with the committee.
The Warnock Foundation seeks innovative and determined applicants who see opportunities within Baltimore and is looking to invest their time and energy in making Baltimore a vibrant, growing and innovative city. The Warnock foundation is looking for applicants who sees a solution rooted in Baltimore and is willing to dedicate their time and talents to make the solution a reality.
To be eligible: Applicants must live in Baltimore
WSIF provides innovators with the opportunity to:
A huge part of the fellowship will teach innovators how to effectively build sustainable networks to enhance their innovation.
The Warnock Foundation believes that innovators that are selected can have a significant impact on our fantastic city. As a Warnock Social Innovation Fellow, you will be required to attend six educational sessions and attend at least two corporate leadership sessions over three months. Dates of those sessions will be provided to you upon being accepted as a fellow.