Since the program’s inception in 2001, 172 skilled graduate students have served nearly 80 public and nonprofit organizations in the Lehigh Valley through the Community Fellows Program.
Since 2012, Community Fellows have served the following partners (click on an agency name to learn more about these students’ experiences):
Lehigh Valley Social Impact Center
Sandra spent her Community Fellowship supporting strategy development and devising new ways of improving collective impact among collaborating nonprofits, government and private sector organizations in the Lehigh Valley. Her work included conducting research on existing organizations and associations, social impact metrics, and new forms of capital formation like crowdfunding and venture philanthropy. Sandra also helped write, edit and develop grant budgets and proposals.