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The Kresge Foundation Emerging Leaders in Public Health (ELPH) Call for Applications

Shelby Hintze Jepperson  | Published on Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Kresge Foundation is seeking applicants for 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 skills and competencies. 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 or contact elph@kresge.org.

Applications will open at 12 a.m. Eastern Time, on April 2, 2018 and will be accepted through 5 p.m. Eastern Time, on April 30, 2018.