Paid Fellowship for Environmental and Social Entrepreneurs


Date and Time:

Saturday, April 1, 2023, 12:00am to Thursday, November 30, 2023, 12:00am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, January 20, 2023, 12:00am


Environmental and social entrepreneurs are invited to apply for a paid fellowship with the Wild Gift! This wilderness-based program is designed to provide entrepreneurs with leadership skills to build a thriving startup, community, and connection to the outdoors. Fellows receive: $2500 stipend to support their business, 3 week backpacking trip (May), 6 months of virtual programming (April-November), and access to mentorship and business coaching.

The Wild Gift is a non-profit organization that hosts wilderness-based Fellowships designed to provide environmental entrepreneurs with leadership skills, community, and connection to the outdoors. Since its inception 20 years ago, the Wild Gift Fellowship has supported over 70 founders of social impact ventures that continue to make meaningful impact around the world.

View the full fellowship description here.

How to apply/register:

Eligibility requirements:

Applicants have launched (or are ready to launch) a social or environmental venture
Between the ages 21-35
U.S. or Canadian citizens
Complete the application at