The Nexus Fellowship: GFE Accelerator

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. 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. Application is open from November 30 to February 5.

Apply: Apply here starting November 30: Have questions about the fellowship or application? Reach out to The Equity Lab at

Information Session: Join us for an information session on Tuesday, December 15 at 1:00 p.m. ET to learn more about the fellowship and get your questions answered about the application. Register here.

The Nexus Fellowship: GFE Accelerator