Foundation / Corporation
Gates Family Foundation (GFF) and Harvard Kennedy School
Educational fellowships to Colorado public officials, librarians, school superintendents, and individuals to develop effective leadership skills. In this learning environment, participants will have the ability to find solutions to complex problems by analyzing case studies, and collaborating with faculty members and other participants. The goal of the program is to bring together a diverse group of prominent public leaders - all working to find solutions to the critically important challenges they face and lead their communities, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations toward effective results.
The Senior Executives in State and Local Government program is a three-week educational experience that brings together a diverse group of prominent public leaders - all working to find solutions to the critically important challenges they face and lead their communities, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations toward effective results.
The fast-paced, collaborative learning environment at Harvard Kennedy School allows participants to share ideas and gain insight from one another as they develop their ability to exercise effective leadership in rapidly changing political and social environments.
Participants leave this program with new skills and strategies for tackling complex challenges and a new passion and sense of purpose for public service.
The total program fee is $16,500 — which includes tuition, housing, curricular materials, and most meals. For each Fellow selected, Gates pays $15,600 of the discounted tuition costs directly to Harvard. Participants or their employers must fund the balance.
GrantWatch ID#: 156862
The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Gates Family Foundation send up to six individuals to participate in the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program.
Gates will pay $15,600 of the discounted tuition costs directly to Harvard for each Fellow selected.
The three-week program has sessions June 1-19, 2020 and July 6-24, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Gates Family Foundation
1390 Lawrence Street, #400
Denver, Colorado 80204-2081
Phone: (303) 722-1881
Fax: (303) 316-3038
Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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