Toyota TogetherGreen Fellowship Program

Applications for 2014 are closed. Please check back in summer 2015 for any updates on the program. For application information please go to the How to Apply page.

Since 2008, Toyota and Audubon, through TogetherGreen, have funded innovative community-based conservation projects, trained environmental leaders, and engaged volunteers in opportunities that benefit their local environment. Toyota TogetherGreen-supports projects tackling environmental issues as diverse as the populations they serve. Diversity and strategic partnerships are core tenets of Toyota TogetherGreen’s funding guidelines. We seek to fund projects that engage those communities traditionally underrepresented in the conservation movement, and those that build partnerships that lead to measurable results. When communities work together, as Toyota and Audubon demonstrate, we can exponentially magnify our impact.

The Toyota TogetherGreen Fellowship Program invests in promising and proven leaders who are committed to empowering others and to creating positive environmental change in their communities and organizations. Each Toyota TogetherGreen Fellow will receive professional development opportunities, a $10,000 grant to help support an innovative community-based conservation project, and an opportunity to network with a cadre of committed leaders.

Fellows are selected every year from within the Audubon network and from other organizations outside of Audubon to participate in this 12-month-long program.

All Fellows are required to conduct a community-based conservation project to achieve measurable outcomes in one or more of the following Toyota TogetherGreen conservation goals:

  • Habitat: Protect habitat and species in targeted landscapes
  • Water: Protect water resources by improving water quality and water supply for all living things
  • Energy: Reduce the threat of greenhouse gas emissions by reducing energy use and/or improving energy efficiency.

To achieve these goals, community-based conservation projects should also engage new and diverse audiences in conservation action.

Toyota TogetherGreen Fellows come from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, but share a commitment to learning and leading—using their knowledge, skills, and motivation to engage others in conservation action and achieve results.

*In interest of diversifying the environmental movement, which is a goal of the Toyota TogetherGreen program, ethnic minorities and members of other underrepresented  communities are encouraged to apply.

You can download all information about the Fellowship Program in the Fellows Application Guidelines. This covers everything you will find on the website and more.