Community Food Systems Fellowship

Community Food Systems Fellowship

The Community Food Systems Fellowship is a leadership pipeline to increase opportunities for diverse leaders to build skills, capacity, and networks. Emerging leaders who are committed to food justice and equity should consider the Community Food Systems Fellowship. The fellowship is an opportunity to contribute to developing a roadmap for community-powered food systems and to learn how to better capture impact. The Fellowship is a good fit for those who are committed to:


Download the Request for Applications

Download the Frequently Asked Questions FAQ




Award Information

Up to 10 community leaders will be selected by to receive a Fellowship and associated pilot funding.


Key Dates and Deadlines

September 24, 2021 at 12 pm ET          Applications Open

October 5, 2021 at 12pm ET                  Optional Informational Webinar

October 29, 2021 at midnight ET           Deadline for Fellowship Application

November 2021                                       Finalist Interviews

November 22, 2021                                  Selection of community fellows

December 2021 – December 2022        Fellowship period


How to Apply

We invite you to submit your Fellowship Application online by selecting this APPLICATION link to begin. Nominate a fellow at this NOMINATION link


Register for the Optional Webinar

Register for the optional informational webinar here

Please direct inquiries to: