July 2018 – Present
Strengthening the Impact
Why does The Patterson Foundation offer the Fellows Program?
Why is The Patterson Foundation collaborating with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy?
What does The Patterson Foundation Fellows Program offer?
- A one-year experience for talented early career professionals interested in working in community, corporate or private foundations
- A career-building opportunity to learn from The Patterson Foundation while sharing the fellows’ expertise and ideas toward work creating long-term impact for people, organizations, and communities
- Structured engagement with initiatives and operations through a mix of learning, action objectives, and managing strategic projects harnessing research, community engagement, and networks of cross-sector partnerships
- One-to-one mentoring
- Access to a network of innovative philanthropic leaders
What are the eligibility requirements?
- Be a graduate of the Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies degree program from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and interested in a career in community, corporate or private foundations
- Be able to reside in Sarasota, Florida, from May 28, 2021–May 31, 2022
- Have legal authorization to work in the United States (i.e., a U.S. citizen, a noncitizen national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, or an alien authorized to work in accordance with USCIS Form I-9)
What assignments and experiences will the fellows receive?
Where is The Patterson Foundation located? Where will fellows be based?
Fellows will be based at The Patterson Foundation’s office located in Sarasota, a coastal community on Florida's west coast. Sarasota is part of the vibrant Tampa Bay region and known for its beautiful beaches, cultural attractions, and outdoor activities.Learn more about the Sarasota area at: