We invite entrepreneurs seeking to reinvigorate the Chicago Jewish community to apply for the Dual Investment Program — a one-of-a-kind opportunity for talented Jewish leaders to nurture bold ideas that will invigorate Jewish life in North America.

The Chicago Fellow who is selected will receive more than $80,000 in funding and technical support to realize their vision for a more dynamic and enriching Jewish community.

Strong candidates will demonstrate:

The Chicago Fellow is required to commit full-time (at least 35 hours per week) to their venture for the duration of the program.

Before beginning your application, please review our eligibility criteria.

How to Apply

The application process consists of two stages:

We are now accepting applications for the 2016-2018 Chicago Fellow. Apply now!

Application deadline: Submissions must be received by 11:59pm CT on Thursday, November 17th, to be considered.


Have questions about the application process or the Dual Investment Program?

Applications for the 2016-2018 Chicago Fellow must be received by Thursday, November 17th.