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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 or contact

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.