Matching skilled, seasoned professionals
with social sector organizations in
high-impact, paid assignments.
How Encore Fellowships Work
The Encore Fellowships program achieves impact with a proven formula that connects the interests and know-how of four key players:
Experienced, skilled professionals interested in working in the social sector in
high-impact, paid assignments
Encore Fellows Get Results
Since 2009, thousands of Encore Fellows have provided over 2 million hours of service, at a fraction of their market value, contributing the equivalent of more than $200 million to not-for-profit organizations in over 50 metropolitan areas.
How to Find an Encore Fellowship Program
Encore Fellowship opportunities are available through:
Regional programs in 8 states and 23 metropolitan areas
Sponsored programs operated in partnership with corporations, foundations and others
“Encore Fellowships are a bold and timely idea that wows us . . . the kind of innovative thinking that can transform lives and change our world.”
At the end of 2018, Anne Kirwan left Encore.org after a year at the helm of the Encore Fellowships team to pursue other work. Anne left the program in great shape with very exciting new opportunities in place and on the horizon. I speak for the entire EFN community in...read more
As the days shorten and we near the end of the year, we have much to be thankful for in 2018. Here at Encore, we are still basking in the afterglow of our recent 20th Anniversary Summit in Los Angeles in November. It was truly inspiring and energizing to connect with...read more
"This Fellowship was a case study of incredible success.” - Eric Gurna When Eric Gurna, CEO of LA’s Best needed a new website to make it easier to donate on mobile devices, he knew he had a big opportunity to do more than build the website. Two years into his...read more
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...read more
“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 visited...read more
Encore talent at work is making a significant impact through the Encore Fellowships program.read more
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