ZSR Fellowship

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation offers one two-year, full-time, paid fellowship (beginning July 1st) to an individual who demonstrates an interest in philanthropy, public policy, community service and/or the nonprofit sector. This position is salaried at $44,000 in the first year and $46,000 in the second year, accompanied by competitive benefits.

The fellow acquires increasing responsibility over the course of two years in evaluating grant proposals, visiting with grant applicants and grantees, assisting with grantmaking administration, managing the Non-Profit Internship Program, working on projects of importance to the Foundation, and providing additional support to Foundation staff as needed. Through the grant process and related programs, the fellow gains experience with nonprofit organizations, public policy, Foundation trustees and other leaders across North Carolina. Each fellow has the opportunity to support projects related to the current priority areas of the Foundation. The fellowship is structured to enable the fellow to explore areas of interest to their professional development and that align with the Foundation’s goals, mission and vision.

Opportunity offered by:

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (ZSR) is committed to improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians. The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation is a statewide, private, family foundation that…
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Location(s) where available

North Carolina

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Areas of focus

General Funding
Non Profit
Underrepresented Community(ies)

Application deadline:
January 11, 2023
This is a recurring opportunity