Woodruff and Whitehead Foundation Fellowship


The Robert W. Woodruff, Joseph B. Whitehead, Lettie Pate Whitehead and Lettie Pate Evans Foundations are charitable organizations that share a staff and office. The Foundations distribute more than $400 million annually in Atlanta, Georgia and the Southeast.

The Woodruff and Whitehead Foundations are accepting applications for their 27th Woodruff & Whitehead Fellow. Term of appointment is Aug. 1, 2021- Jul. 31, 2022.


  • Prepare for meetings and site visits with current and potential grantees. Draft memoranda summarizing meetings.
  • Assist with administrative tasks including filing and general correspondence with grantees and grant-seekers.
  • Assist with database management, data collection, and basic data analytics.
  • Conduct research projects and give presentations on topics related to the Foundations’ grantmaking.
  • Attend philanthropy association meetings.


Applicants should demonstrate:

  • Interest in the nonprofit and charitable sectors
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to work independently and within a team
  • Critical thinking skills and a willingness to learn
  • Professional demeanor
  • Attention to detail


Applicants may email a resume and a brief letter explaining their interest and qualifications. Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2021 and should be emailed to Jenny Morgan, Grants Officer, at morgan@woodruff.org. The Foundations will begin interviewing applicants in late January and select a candidate by mid-March. Questions may be directed to our current Fellow, Gabe Baskin, at baskin@woodruff.org.

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