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Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are currently open. Applications are due July 16, 2017 by 11:59 p.m. Students may apply to multiple opportunities. For each opportunity, please email the requested materials as one file to sara@umd.edu with the subject line "Philanthropy Fellows Application: (opportunity name)." The majority of postings are for graduate students, but undergraduate students may apply to the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students in Public Policy may apply for the position with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Preference will be given to students majoring in Nonprofit Leadership and Social Innovation. Graduate students in Public Policy may apply for any of the ten open positions. Preference will be given to students specializing or doing a focus in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. 

For Graduate or Undergraduate Students

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) provides funding and capacity‐building supports to arts and humanities organizations and individual artists working and living in Washington DC. These supports are intended to fund excellence in programming and services offered to residents of, and visitors to the city. DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities is looking for a Fellow to work in their Grants Department. To view the position description click here.

For Graduate Students Only

Community Foundation for the National Capital Region: Safety Net Initiative and Philanthropic Services

The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region (The Community Foundation) works to ensure equity, access and opportunity for all residents in the Washington metropolitan area. Their mission is to strengthen the Washington metropolitan region by encouraging and supporting effective giving and by providing leadership on critical issues in our community. The Community Foundation is a community of givers dedicated to inspiring and creating change across the Washington region and beyond. The Community Foundation is looking for a Fellow to work on their Safety Net Initiative and Philanthropic Services team. To view the position description click here.

Community Foundation for the National Capital Region: Development and Philanthropic Engagement

The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region (The Community Foundation) works to ensure equity, access and opportunity for all residents in the Washington metropolitan area. Their mission is to strengthen the Washington metropolitan region by encouraging and supporting effective giving and by providing leadership on critical issues in our community. The Community Foundation is a community of givers dedicated to inspiring and creating change across the Washington region and beyond. The Community Foundation is looking for a Fellow to work on their Development and Donor Engagement team. To view the position description click here.

Community Foundation in Montgomery County

The Community Foundation in Montgomery County is a local office of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region. Their mission is to strengthen the Washington metropolitan region by encouraging and supporting effective giving and by providing leadership on critical issues in their community. In Montgomery County, their discretionary giving, Sharing Montgomery, is focused on funding nonprofits that provide education, workforce development and safety-net services to low-income county residents. The Community Foundation is looking for a Fellow to support the organization’s grants administration and development activities. To view the position description click here.

Community Foundation in Prince George's County

The Community Foundation in Prince George’s County (CFPGC), a regional affiliate of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, was established in 1994. Our mission is to strengthen the Washington metropolitan region by encouraging and supporting effective giving and by providing leadership on critical issues in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Additionally, CFPGC serves as an advocate and supporter of the County’s nonprofit organizations helping to connect them to community resources. In addition to its grantmaking role, the Foundation partners with local, regional, and national stakeholders on initiatives designed to address the needs of residents and insure the sustainability of the County’s nonprofit sector. CFPGC is looking for a Fellow to support their donor development and engagement activities. To view the position description click here.

Healthcare Initiative Foundation

The Healthcare Initiative Foundation was established as a 509(a)(3) grantmaking organization in 1973 as the Suburban Hospital Association (Md.) Foundation. The Foundation has funded an array of organizations and activities each year, while retaining an exclusive focus on improving healthcare for residents of Montgomery County, Maryland.The Board of Trustees continue to support 501(c)(3) healthcare nonprofits that offer solutions to improve the quality and delivery of healthcare for residents of Montgomery County, Maryland, particularly programs and services that protect the safety‐net for vulnerable citizens. Healthcare Initiative Foundation is looking for a Fellow to support grantmaking activities. To view the position description click here.

J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation was established in 1965 with the purpose of giving back to the community. In 1985, shortly after the passing of J. Willard Marriott, Sr., the Foundation began actively making grants, led by Alice Sheets Marriott. The Foundation is dedicated to supporting exceptional nonprofit organizations that provide civic and human services, foster educational achievement, expand opportunities for youth and adults, develop the next generation of hospitality leaders and lead innovation in health and medicine. The Foundation is guided by a board of Marriott family members and a small, professional staff, working together to carry on the values and legacy of J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott. The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation is looking for a Fellow to support grants administration and operations activities. To view the position description click here.

Kaiser Permanente

Community and health improvement are integral tenets of the Kaiser Permanente organization. They provide high-quality, affordable health care services, but also aim to improve the overall health of the communities they serve by investing in their communities, improving access to care and making a difference in the overall quality of life for people in the Mid-Atlantic region. Through their Community Benefit Department, they make financial, material and human resource investments across the Mid-Atlantic region to directly address health care issues and eliminate health inequities in our communities. Kaiser Permanente is looking for a Fellow to support their program evaluation. To view the position description click here.

Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children, Youth & Families

The Collaboration Council’s mission is to promote the well‐being of children, youth and families through collaborative partnerships. Designated as a Local Management Board, the Collaboration Council’s purpose is to be a local catalyst and nonpartisan broker of public and private dollars where agencies and other groups collaborate and invest to achieve positive results in the community. Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children, Youth & Families is looking or a Fellow to support the organization’s evaluation and communications activities. To view the position description click here.

United Way of the National Capital Area

United Way of the National Capital Area fights for the education, financial stability and health of every person in every community. We work to create the opportunity for all members of our community to have a better life. We focus on the building blocks of a good life; a quality education, financial stability for individuals and families, and good health. We bring together the voices, the expertise and the resources to define, articulate and implement a common agenda for change for our region. That is what it means to Live United in the National Capital Area. United Way of the National Capital Area is looking for a Fellow to support research initiatives. To view the position description click here