Awards & Recognition
The Case Foundation named our Executive Director Michael Rocco a 2012 Fearless
Changemaker and City Hall Fellows a fearless project (1 of 20, out of 1,200 applicants)!
American City & County magazine named our San Francisco Program a 2011 Crown
Community for being an innovative and effective public-private partnership. Only 6
programs received that honor in 2011.
babble.com named our Founder, Bethany Rubin Henderson, its 2011 Mominee of the Year (Politics) for her work with City Hall Fellows, and awarded $5,000 to City Hall Fellows in her honor. Read the winning momination.
To honor the achievements of City Hall Fellows, New Leaders Council named our Founder, Bethany Rubin Henderson, to its 40 Under 40 list of Progressive Political Entrepreneurs of 2011.
Baton Rouge Program Director Kathy Fletcher Victorian was named the Foundation
for the Mid-South‘s 2010 Louisiana Do-Gooder of the Year, for her successes in
empowering local citizen leaders. The Foundation awarded $50,000 to City Hall
Fellows in Kathy’s honor. Read the nomination that blew away the competition.
We won the first-ever Coaches’ Award at the Social Innovation Fast Pitch competition, in
2009. The competition,which also provided semi-finalists with personalized pitch
development coaching, is put on by the Los Angeles Social Venture Partners. Watch our
Through its world-renowned Fellowship program, global social angel investor Echoing Green provides seed-stage funding and support to new social enterprises that tackle the root causes of social problems. We were 1 of only 14 ventures Echoing Green funded in 2009 (out of nearly 1,000 applicants). Watch our award-winning pitch.
San Francisco Magazine named us “Best of the Bay Area 2008”, deeming us Best Political Foot in the Door.