The Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center Residency Program offers academics, artists, policymakers, and practitioners an opportunity to unlock their creativity and advance groundbreaking work through the completion of a specific project in a residential group setting during 4 weeks of focused time.
The Foundation’s Bellagio Residency Program has a track record for identifying big bets on some of the world’s most complex challenges, supporting the development of breakthrough ideas and innovative works of art that enhance our understanding of pressing global and social issues and encourage positive action. Alumni include remarkable leaders from around the world—luminaries of the past century like Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Maya Angelou, and Dikgang Moseneke, and current trailblazers like Nikole Hannah-Jones, Akin Omotoso, and Ilwad Elman. The Bellagio Center Network spans 6 decades and includes more than 5,000 alumni, reflecting The Rockefeller Foundation’s longstanding commitment to support groundbreaking people and ideas that improve well-being and make opportunity universal and sustainable.
The application for the 2024 Bellagio Center Residency Program will open March 22, 2023 with a deadline of April 26 to register to apply. For more information about the residency themes available for application, please visit our Bellagio Center Residency Program page.