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Join the Bellagio Center Convening Program: Shaping the Future of Humanity

Join the Bellagio Center Convening Program: Shaping the Future of Humanity

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the world? The Rockefeller Foundation invites you to be part of the transformative journey through the Bellagio Center Convening Program. With over a century of history in bringing together global minds to tackle humanity’s toughest challenges, this program stands as a beacon of hope and collaboration.

Application Details

The 2025 convening applications are now open until June 14th, 2024, 5:00 pm EDT. To kickstart your journey, begin by completing our Pre-Application Questionnaire. Your ideas and aspirations could pave the way for significant change.

Why Convenings Matter

Convenings lie at the heart of The Rockefeller Foundation’s mission. By leveraging their reputation, knowledge, and relationships, the Foundation fosters an environment where ideas flourish and actions materialize. At the prestigious Bellagio Center, approximately 1,000 individuals participate annually in 60 convenings and 120 month-long residencies, shaping the course of history.

The Bellagio Center’s legacy speaks volumes. It has birthed initiatives like Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), and many others. These success stories underscore the power of collaboration in driving sustainable social change.

Key Criteria for Success

Convenings that leave a lasting impact share common characteristics:

– They propose solutions with tangible benefits for humanity.
– They articulate a clear and compelling charitable purpose, especially for underserved populations.
– They involve diverse stakeholders crucial for success.
– They are timely, seizing the moment to catalyze significant impact.

Support Offered

Participants in the Bellagio Center Convening Program receive comprehensive support:

– Assistance with convening strategy and design.
– Travel support for eligible participants.
– Ground transportation from Milan to the Bellagio Center.
– Dedicated on-site convening lead.
– Lodging, meals, and technical support.

Application Themes

The 2025 program focuses on three overarching themes:

1. Addressing Climate Change: Solutions tackling climate change across energy, health, food, financial systems, and policy domains.
2. Building Vibrant, Connected, and Resilient Societies: Initiatives fostering interconnected and resilient communities.
3. General Open Call: Convenings addressing diverse issues with compelling charitable purposes.

Join the Movement

Now is your chance to be part of a global movement driving change at the Bellagio Center. Take the leap, submit your application, and become a catalyst for positive transformation. Together, let’s shape a better future for all.

Ready to make a difference? Click HERE to start your Application today