Quote of the Week: MLK

Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Echoing Green, “angel investors in the social sector” and our first major funder, is accepting applications for its 2008 fellowship.

EG funds some of the world’s best emerging leaders in the field of social entrepreneurship, those who have truly cutting edge and credible ideas for social change. They invest in the young because they are so often the vanguard of social movements and are equally often dismissed form the status quo. EG understands that innovators need a protected space in a new organization to do the proof of concept work to prove a new idea, need nurturing and above all need funding. Also currently or previously funded by EG: City Year, Teach for America, SKS Microfinance, Education as a Vaccine against AIDS (EVA), Genocide Intervention Network, AIDG.

The application deadline is December 3, 2007 at 5 pm EST.

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