Developing the Next Generation of Nonprofit Board Leaders

Fox Board Fellows places motivated, innovative and mission-driven MBA candidates on nonprofit boards as active and engaged visiting members. Fellows contribute a professional quality, strategic project to their partner nonprofits as part of a credit bearing, elective course in Nonprofit Governance. Partners facilitate an engaging and applied learning opportunity for Fellows interested in experiencing board governance in action and applying tools and concept to real business problems in the nonprofit sector. Through this unique learning engagement partners access the unique perspectives, technical savvy and innovative approaches of skilled professionals while Fellows gain practical insights, knowledge and experience to prepare them for future board service.

The Board Fellows Program delivers:

  • Customized Placementmatching Fellow interest, professional experience, skill set and goals to partner organization needs.
  • Supervised Projects – Fox provides 1 on 1 and group guidance and support to Fellows and Partners throughout the Fellowship experience.
  • Proven Impact – Fox Board Fellows has completed 100+ strategic level projects for 70+ area nonprofit organizations in areas of board development, research/planning, measurement impact, financial analysis and marketing. Over 8000 hours of time has been contributed to Philadelphia area nonprofits.

Mission Statement:  To equip professionals with the skills required to be engaged and effective board leaders.

Vision Statement: Go-to resource for board placement in the Philadelphia area.