About Leading Edge Fund

The Leading Edge Fund is a new $2 million fund created to seed, incubate and accelerate bold ideas from the next generation of progressive movement leaders in California. Launched by the Rosenberg Foundation in partnership with the Hellman Foundation, the Leading Edge Fund is awarding $225,000 over three years to each of eight fellows who are tackling deep barriers to opportunity for communities of color and low-income communities.

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New Video: Leading Edge Fund Fellows Share Bold Ideas

Justice, civil rights and equity are of utmost importance for California’s future. Our new video showcases eight emerging leaders who are taking on pervasive inequity and injustice in the areas of criminal justice, immigrant rights and racial justice. The video spotlights the 2016-2018 Leading Edge Fund fellows. The Leading Edge Fund is a new $2 […]

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