The Nexus Fellowship: GFE Accelerator

Application closes February 5!

Purpose: To strengthen education philanthropy’s understanding issues of racial equity, and support for changes to the organizations, institutions, structures and systems that maintain racism and oppression. The fellowship is a partnership with The Equity Lab.

Description: The Nexus Fellowship: GFE Accelerator is a personalized leadership program that prioritizes equity, deliberately combining the best in leadership, equity and management training. It is a custom version of The Equity Lab’s signature program offered exclusively to a small pilot cohort of GFE members and colleagues. Fellows will receive expert training focused on four key areas: self, technical leadership, adaptive leadership and the equityXdesign process. Learn more about the fellowship here.

Format: Spans one year composed of quarterly three-day residencies. Support in the form of dedicated coaching, a virtual learning community, modules and resources between sessions. 

Invitation:  Join us as a cohort member; open to Grantmakers for Education members and invited colleagues. Application is open from November 30 to February 5.

Apply: Apply here: Have questions about the fellowship or application? Reach out to The Equity Lab at

Information Session: Please reach out to The Equity Lab via the email above to set up a one-on-one information session to learn more about the fellowship and get your questions answered about the application.

The Nexus Fellowship: GFE Accelerator