Fellowship Application

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, is searching for its next Education Entrepreneur Fellow to design and launch an independent parent advocacy nonprofit organization in Indianapolis. The Education Entrepreneur Fellow will spend two full years creating a city-wide strategy for engaging and empowering Indianapolis parents to advocate for the changes they believe are needed to ensure that every student, no exceptions, has access to a high-quality school.

Application and Selection

To apply for the Education Entrepreneurship Fellowship, applicants must have a deep understanding of the education landscape in Indianapolis and proficiency in community organizing. The Mind Trust prefers candidates with deep experience working with low-income communities and communities of color. Please review the job description for application materials or contact applications@themindtrust.org for more information. The final application deadline is March 15th and the fellow will be announced in the spring.

The Mind Trust’s Education Entrepreneur Fellowship provides talented entrepreneurs with one or two full years of planning time and resources to design and launch a nonprofit that supports education in Indianapolis. Fellows receive salary, benefits, coaching, customized training, a travel budget and more for the duration of their fellowship.

One of The Mind Trust’s most recent Education Entrepreneur Fellowships supported the launch of Enroll Indy. Founded in 2016, Enroll Indy is an independent nonprofit that provides Indianapolis families with a one-stop enrollment process through its OneMatch application.