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Fellowship Program Promotes Second Careers in the Nonprofit Sector

Experience Matters is a 501(c)(3) organization that works to create opportunities for meaningful work and service by experienced individuals transitioning from midlife for-profit careers into high-impact non-profit work. The organization’s Encore Fellows program, which launched in 2011, provides a stipend to each Encore Fellow, who works for up to 12 months with a nonprofit organization. The Lodestar Foundation provided funds for initial curriculum development and marketing of the program and additional support.

Grant Information

Grant Amount: $62,500

Year Granted: 2011+

Timeframe: Grant awarded over multiple years

Grantee: Experience Matters

Location: AZ - Arizona

Grantee Website: Experience Matters