The Impact100 DC Fellowship program advances our commitment to building a community with diverse voices and perspectives by providing a path to women ages 21-39 who are interested in philanthropy but currently lack the financial resources to join us.

Impact100 DC fellows contribute to our mission in a variety of ways – from serving on our grant review committees to amplifying our outreach to helping organize events. The fellowship is for one year, with an option to apply for a second year.

The application deadline for 2024 Fellows was November 1st.

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 39 and identify as a woman. The must live or work in Washington, DC; the counties of Montgomery, Prince George’s, Fairfax, and Arlington; or the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax or Falls Church.

What is the amount of the fellowship? Is there a cost associated with the fellowship?

No. Those awarded a fellowship receive a full, one-year $1,000 membership to Impact100 DC.

Are there specific duties associated with the fellowship?

Fellows commit to being actively involved during the course of their term. There are many ways to contribute, based on the fellows’ interests and skills, as well as on the needs of our organization. For example, current fellows serve on grant review committees, help with communications and social media, participate in membership recruitment efforts, and/or help with events.

What is the deadline for submitting an application?

November 1, 2023

What is the process for application and review?

To apply, complete the short online form with basic contact information, a resume, and a brief paragraph stating the reason for your interest in the Fellowship program. A small committee composed of Impact100 DC members will review all applications. Finalists will be asked to participate in a short virtual interview before selections are made.

How are the fellowships funded?

Fellowships are funded through donations from Impact100 DC members and friends for this purpose.

How many fellowships are awarded each year?

The number of fellowships varies from year to year according to available funds. In 2023, there were five Impact100 DC fellows.