Thank you for your interest in mentorship! Your honest answers to the below questions help the Wallace Center and the mentors make the best matches possible and, if selected, prepare mentors for your first call.

Application and Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must commit to working with their mentor for a 4 month period and submit a brief follow-up report. 

The Regenerative Ag Idea Network has a dynamic online community of practice for sharing opportunities and peer-peer connections. Please join the network and create a profile at regenerativeagideanetwork.org! We ask that all mentees join the platform to supplement their 1-1 mentorship.

This application will remain open through May 25th, 2022. If you have any questions, let us know at REGAINinfo@winrock.org 

If you do not have the internet access needed to fill out this application, you can submit your application over the phone by calling Jane Jordan at (703) 302-6611.

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* 1. Contact Information

We are committed to creating a network that reflects the diversity of communities across the country and represents a cross-section of the movement for regenerative farming systems. The following demographic questions will help us track our progress towards inclusivity.

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* 2. How would you identify your race/ethnicity? (Check all that apply)

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* 3. How old are you?

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* 4. How do you identify your gender identity?

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* 5. What Geographic space do you work in?

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* 6. What is the legal structure of your organization?

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* 7. Please describe your organization's mission.

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* 8. Please list your top 2 choices for mentors by entering '1' by your first choice and '2' by your second choice. Entering only 1 choice could limit your chances to match with a mentor.

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* 9. If neither of your first choices are available, would you be open to being matched with another mentor?

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* 10. Please briefly describe your experience working in regenerative agriculture. (250 words max)

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* 11. What is the current focus of your day-to-day work? (150 words max) 

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* 12. How are you thinking about racial equity, inclusion, and justice in your work?(200 words max)

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* 13. Please tell us why you are seeking mentorship at this time, and why you would like to work with the mentor you selected above (250 words max):

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* 14. What specific support are you looking for from a  mentor? Please list a few areas of growth or questions you would like to work through with them.

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* 15. Can you be available during working hours, without distractions, for calls with your mentor and create time to follow-up on their suggestions and advice between calls?

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* 16. Is there anything else we should know about you, your history, your interests, or your work?

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* 17. Mentees often find it helpful to map out their organizational resources and priority areas to guide the focus of their mentorship experience. If you would like to download and complete the Organizational Capacity Matrix as part of your application, you can upload your results here. You can download a copy the assessment to edit on your computer via this link. (optional)

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* 18. By submitting this application I agree that, if selected, I will commit to working with my mentor over a 4 month period (June - September 2022). This includes prioritizing time for 1-1 calls with my mentor and taking action on what we discuss between calls. I will also join 2 cohort-wide calls and submit a follow-up report reflecting on my experience.

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