Momentum Fellowship Questions and Answers
Who is eligible to apply?
Eligible candidates will be high-potential professionals with a commitment to a career in the Pacific Northwest. The program seeks to diversify the leadership pipeline in the philanthropic sector; candidates will come from communities that are underrepresented in philanthropy, particularly communities of color.
Is this a paid fellowship?
Yes. This is a full-time employment fellowship. Compensation and benefits will vary per role and host institution.
Am I eligible if I am not from the Pacific Northwest or currently live there?
Yes. Candidates from outside the region are welcome to apply. However, applicants will need to demonstrate a commitment to a career in this region.
Is the fellowship length flexible?
The fellowship length is set by the host foundation, and in most cases is 18-24 months. Review individual job descriptions for more details.
Will I be guaranteed a job at my host foundation or another foundation after the fellowship?
No, but we are committed to providing all of the professional development support we can to each fellow. This will include post-fellowship job search support and resources.