Apply for Acumen's first cohort of UK Fellows


About Acumen

"Acumen is a global community changing the way the world tackles poverty. Neither the markets nor aid alone can solve the problems of poverty. More than two billion people around the world lack access to basic goods and services—from clean water and electricity to an education and the freedom to participate in the economy. We’re here to change that. Our vision is a world based on dignity, where every human being has the same opportunity."

The UK Fellowship

Starting in 2020, each year the UK Fellows Programme will bring together 20 extraordinary individuals who are tackling our most pressing social issues – and equips them with the knowledge, skills and community to accelerate and sustain their impact.

Fellows will come from all walks of life and are embedded within a broad range of disciplines; they are championing neglected causes, catalysing social entrepreneurship, pioneering inclusive business, reimagining public policy and building bold movements. Over the course of a year Fellows will immerse themselves in a series of week-long residentials and virtual seminars, designed to increase their capacity to work across lines of difference, create collective action and build solutions for interconnected challenges.

Fellows join Acumen’s global community of social innovators – connected to lifelong learning, collaboration and accompaniment as they drive change.

Learn more & apply

Deadline: 31 May