2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator for Women Environmental Leaders

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Applications for the 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator are now CLOSED.

Are you a woman working in one or more of these interconnected sectors or strategies with the goal of scaling your initiatives?

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The 2020 Women's Earth Alliance Grassroots Accelerator is an opportunity to gain the skills, tools, knowledge, and networks that you need to accelerate your impact.


We are calling on women leaders who are ready to grow or scale their grassroots environmental and climate initiatives. You've already driven impact through your project/initiative and are well-positioned to take it to the next level, drawing on the skills, alliances, expanded audience, and range of resources offered by this unique national Accelerator. 

Applications for the 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator are closed.

U.S. Accelerator 2020 Timeline

Together we will amplify your:


As a national cohort, we will generate measurable and sustained improvements to our global environment, economies, and communities by strengthening and unifying women’s climate initiatives.


Accelerator participants will join a national and global network of grassroots, environmental leaders, gaining access to new funding, best practices, allies, and visibility.


Accelerator participants will gain skills in professional development, leadership, entrepreneurship, advocacy, communications, and technical solutions from global facilitators, regional experts, and cohort peers. 

The Accelerator cohort includes 30 leaders nominated by organizations from around the U.S. and U.S. Territories. Leaders will participate in a three-month interactive, virtual curriculum that is collaborative, hands-on, and non-extractive. Content includes webinars, group video calls, sector-specific working groups, mentorship, and a 2-day virtual “Collaboratory,” focused on peer learning and sharing of working models. 

The Curriculum Offers:

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Participants Will Gain:

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2020 U.S. Accelerator Organizational Partners

PFAS Contamination Coalition


Project 911


Shellmound Walks

U.S. Accelerator Sponsors