Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Application period opens April 2

The Kresge Foundation is seeking applicants for the third cohort of Emerging Leaders in Public Health – an 18-month, leadership development initiative aimed at providing local, governmental public health leaders with the knowledge and skills to lead in today’s changing health care environment. The health officer and a second leader from the same agency team up for an action-oriented experience designed to enhance organizational and leadership competencies in business, planning and public health systems. In the application, teams will propose a “transformative concept” that advances a new, innovative role or model for their public health agency in the community.

Participants will receive training on leadership, organizational development, communications strategy and financing models, as well as a grant up to $125,000 to develop and implement their transformative concept. To learn more about the initiative, including the selection criteria and application process, visit kresge.org/elph

The attached guide includes background on the initiative and information on how to apply. The application period will begin on April 2, 2018 and close on April 30, 2018.