Philly Rowhomes

Working toward solving the city's most pressing social problems

by building a pipeline of talent to the nonprofit sector.

About The Program

From 2006-2017, Philly Fellows’ year-long fellowships connected top college graduates to dynamic nonprofit opportunities while developing their leadership and professional skills and engaging them in the city’s vibrant communities.

Recent College Graduates

For the Fellows,

The program facilitates the transition between college and full-time employment in Philadelphia through service-based employment, housing, and exciting opportunities to network and get involved in the city.

Local Nonprofits

For Nonprofit Organizations,

Philly Fellows provides educated, motivated employees the opportunity to engage in critical full-time capacity-building projects. This is more than just an entry-level job.

The City of Philadelphia

For the City of Philadelphia,

Philly Fellows strengthens our city’s vital nonprofit agencies, builds stronger and more just communities, and develops future civic leaders.

Our Host Agencies


The Philly Fellows Blog

Host Agencies Wanted!

Philly Fellows is seeking new host agencies for the 2017-2018 fellowships. Interested non-profits must submit an LOI outlining their potential projects to Philly Fellows staff by Friday, October 21st. Fellows serve in full-time capacity-building positions in dynamic Philadelphia non-profits.  By hosting a fellow, our partner agencies are able to launch [...]

September 14th, 2016|Categories: Announcements & Staff Updates|

Meet Our Fellows: Olivia Ortiz

Ever wonder what it's like to be a member of Philly Fellows? In the 'Meet Our Fellows' series, we'll introduce you to our current fellows, their projects, and how they are benefiting from the Philly Fellows program. This post features Olivia Ortiz, who is serving as the Community Outreach Coordinator at the Philadelphia Parks Alliance. Name: [...]

August 24th, 2016|Categories: Meet Our Fellows|

Back & better than ever: welcome to the newest Philly Fellows!

The 2016-2017 Philly Fellows Although it's been awhile since we've had a new blog post, this summer has been busy with activity at Philly Fellows! After saying goodbye to our 2015-2016 fellows, we welcomed our newest cohort for move-in to the Philly Fellows houses on July 17. With the new [...]

August 15th, 2016|Categories: Announcements & Staff Updates, Meet Our Fellows|

Another successful ‘Give Kids A Smile Day’ for PCCY

We love to highlight the work that our Philly Fellows are doing for their host agencies. While no two days are alike, the "Day in the Life" blog post series aims to highlight the types of projects and events that our members work on. This post was written by Chris Capron, who is [...]

May 6th, 2016|Categories: Day in the Life|

Philly Fellows alum wins one of Mayor’s national service awards

  Thanks to AmeriCorps, Senior Corps & returning Peace Corps members for your service! #MayorsDayPHL #Mayors4Service — Jim Kenney (@PhillyMayor) April 5, 2016     This past Tuesday, April 5, 2016, communities across the country celebrated the fourth-annual Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service, a day dedicated to showing appreciation for the hard [...]

April 11th, 2016|Categories: Announcements & Staff Updates, Alumni Spotlight|