Eligibility Criteria

Through a competitive application process, each year up to 20 Warren and Youngstown residents will be selected who are 18 or older and are:

  • Currently involved in grassroots initiatives through a faith community, neighborhood association or block watch, resident group or committee.
  • Seeking to develop and actualize his/her full potential at a decision making table in the Valley.

Application Process

  • Applicants must submit a completed application including community involvement and work history. References must be provided.
  • Applications will be reviewed and chosen by a Selection Committee comprised of Foundation staff and Emerging Leader Alumni.

People We Need to Know

If you are or know Warren or Youngstown residents who are making a difference in their neighborhoods and communities and would make good candidates for this program, contact the Foundation offices.