NOTE ABOUT FILLING OUT THIS APPLICATION:
Unfortunately you cannot "save drafts" of this application on Survey Monkey. We recommend that you work with your community group to answer the questions before submitting this application online.
The deadline for application to be submitted via Survey Monkey has been extended to Wednesday, March 8 at 11:59 pm. Applicants will be notified about whether they have been accepted into the Fellowship by Tuesday, March 24, 2017. If you are accepted, you MUST attend or have a colleague attend our first session which will be held at the end of March, between 6:30 to 8:30 pm at 830 Fifth Ave., 3rd Ave., New York, NY.
If you have any questions regarding the Partnerships Academy Fellowship, please contact Leah Worrell at (212) 602-5346 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Community groups with projects taking place on New York City Department of Parks and Recreation property throughout the five boroughs are eligible to apply.
Priority is given to
-Park-focused community groups who have a long-term commitment to their local park(s).
-Groups that have small budgets, limited resources, and are staffed by volunteers.
-Groups that are embarking on new projects or expanding existing projects.
-Groups and projects devoted to neighborhood parks and street trees that are not supported by other resources (such as conservancies, Parks Administrators, Green Thumb, and the Historic House Trust).
-Groups that have a strong history of collaborative work with Partnerships, NYC Parks, and/ or City Parks Foundation.
Those admitted into the Partnerships Academy Fellowship will be expected to
-Develop a document with your goals and plan of action, and be willing to update your progress.
-Be willing to work with Partnerships for Parks to edit projects as necessary so they are both attainable and challenging. (Partnerships for Parks will be evaluating your projects for feasibility and may not be able to support every project as it’s proposed.)
-Attendance at most of the in-person Fellowship Sessions (at least 3 out of 4). Sessions will be held at the Arsenal Building at 830 Fifth Ave. in Manhattan from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Dates TBD
-Support other Fellowship participants with their projects, and be willing to ask for support.
-Participate in mid and post Fellowship evaluations.
Participants who successfully complete the program will receive a Completion Certificate