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ORGANIZATION: The Encore Fellowships Network

Contact Deborah Henken, Outreach Director, Encore Fellowships at dhenken@encore.org

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You are a seasoned professional with a minimum of 20+ years of experience, who is retired or in transition. You want to continue to work and want to do something with meaning. You may be ready for a second act for the greater good.

Encore Fellowships are structured programs that place highly-skilled, experienced professionals into social-purpose organizations, where they help nonprofits build capacity, and ultimately, have a greater impact on their communities. Fellows commit to 1,000 hours of work over 6 to 12 months. They are paid a stipend of $25,000 and are integrated into the nonprofit’s leadership team.


Title: Grant Writer & Management

Work host: South Bay nonprofit whose mission is to prevent homelessness and hunger in our local community.

Work scope: Grant writing and management. Position will focus on writing grants, maintaining the organization's grant calendar and creating grant reports. Fellow will prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to private foundations, corporate foundations, and local, country, and federal government. In addition, fellow will support the Development Director with grant reporting.

Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage
grant proposals to private foundations, corporate foundations, and local, county, and federal

Stipend: $25K for 1000 hours

Work Location: Sunnyvale (onsite presence required)

Work Schedule: Flexible. Preference is a full-time 6 month fellowship but open to part-time, 20 hour per week, with reduced scope for the right candidate.

Contact Deborah Henken, dhenken@encore.org with your resume.

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About The Encore Fellowships Network


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Mission Statement

Encore.org is building a movement to tap the skills and experience of those in midlife and beyond to improve communities and the world.


About The Encore Fellowships Network
We match skilled, seasoned professionals with social purpose organizations in high-impact, paid transitional assignments.

Encore Fellowships bring new sources of talent to organizations solving critical social problems. In paid, time-limited roles, fellows deliver a high-impact project, learn about social purpose work and develop contacts and resources for the future.

Encore.org is spearheading efforts to engage millions of people in later life as a vital source of talent to benefit society. Our ultimate goal is to create a better future for young people and future generations.


Homeless & Housing
Homeless & Housing, Hunger


We'll work with your schedule.


Silicon ValleySilicon Valley, CA 94304



  • Grant Writing / Research




  • Must be at least 50
  • 1000 hours, prefer full time for six months, flexible.
  • In retirement or transitioning, wanting to share skills with the nonprofit sector for a $25K stipend

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