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Host An Encore Fellow

Losing sleep over an organizational need because you don’t have the time or expertise to address it?

Encore Fellows bring a wealth of professional—often corporate—expertise to help advance a nonprofit’s mission through a high impact Fellowships of 1000 hours. Fellows provide fresh perspective and bring analytical thinking to help an organization reach a new level of performance, often becoming role models for other staff. They typically serve an organization 20 hours per week for 12 months, bringing expertise in one or more areas, such as

  • management
  • human resources
  • finance
  • strategic planning
  • project and program management
  • information technology
  • marketing.

Usually the cost of an Encore Fellow is $25,000 ($20,000 stipend to the Fellow and a $5,000 program fee). Occasionally corporate sponsors pay all or part of the stipend and fees, offsetting the cost to the nonprofit.

For more information, review a list of Frequently Asked Questions for potential work hosts.

Get the operational expertise you need to fulfill your mission.

Click here for the updated list of Fellows and their areas of expertise.

Review this Resource Guide and Roadmap for an Encore Fellowship.

Think you’re ready to host an Encore Fellow?
Complete this application to tell us more about your organization.

If you’re curious about becoming a work host and have questions after reading this information, contact Encore Fellows Program Manager Ali Davis.

To become or sponsor an Encore Fellow, click here.