My Encore Fellowship Opened Doors

My Encore Fellowship Opened Doors

After 36 years at IBM, Greg Burnett became an Encore Fellow at The Salvation Army of Stamford, Connecticut. He worked full time for five months, focusing on strategic planning, community outreach and program development (he helped to create a new scholarship program...
Innovating in Encore Fellowships — One Size Does Not Fit All

Innovating in Encore Fellowships — One Size Does Not Fit All

In the course of matching 1600+ Encore Fellows, one thing we’ve learned from both social sector partners and our fellows is that ‘one size doesn’t fit all.’ So we are experimenting with ways to to offer greater choice and flexibility for both fellows and non-profits....
NPR Covers Encore Fellowships

NPR Covers Encore Fellowships

“Not everyone who reaches so-called retirement age is ready to retire,” observes NPR’s Ina Jaffe in a Morning Edition piece about our Encore Fellowships program, which offers corporate professionals a pathway to use their skills for the greater good. Jaffe...