Join an Ever-Growing Network of Global Changemakers - Apply NOW to Atlas Corps for Sept 2011Atlas Corps (www.atlascorps.org), started in 2006, is an international network of nonprofit leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world’s 21st century challenges. Our mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled nonprofit professionals. Profiled as a “best practice” in international exchange by the Brookings Institution and featured in the Washington Post as a model social entrepreneurship program, Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to the nonprofit sector in 12 to 18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global changemakers. In March 2011, our network of Fellows will include 75 nonprofit leaders from 23 countries. You can join this inspiring network as an individual or organization. Applications for September 2011 are now being accepted (starting Feb. 15, 2011)!
FOR INDIVIDUALS (interested in serving in the USA or Colombia)
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Next week, we welcome Atlas Corps Class 6 - http://www.atlascorps.org/current-fellows.html - 21 Fellows from 23 different countries. serving in Washington, DC, New York, and Bogota. I want to send a big WELCOME to this Class of Fellows and to our latest group of Host Organizations. Class 6 marks the first milestone in achieving our 50 in the 50th goal (engage 50 Leaders from 25 countries in 100,000 hours of service) for 2011. Then, on March 16, we celebrate our 5th Anniversary. - http://atlascorps5.eventbrite.com Let's just say that Atlas Corps is putting an entirely new twist on March Madness! We invite you to meet the Fellows and join us for all of the excitement. Thanks for all the ongoing support!Class 6: Around the World in 21 Fellows!http://www.atlascorps.org/current-fellows.htmlAfrica (8 Fellows)Becky (Uganda) CORE Group Foluke (Nigeria) Population Action International Gbenga (Nigeria) Atlas CorpsInnocent (Nigeria) UN FoundationLillian (Nigeria) Global Fairness Melat (Ethiopia) Global Kids Takawira (Zimbabwe) Refugees InternationalYaw (Ghana) CentroNia Latin American & the Caribbean (5 Fellows)Andres (Colombia) International Peace and Security Institute Blanca (Mexico) CentroNiaCarolina (Colombia)Partners of the Americas Daniela (Mexico) Susan G. Komen for the CureWindy (Haiti) American Jewish World ServiceEurope (3 Fellows)Alexandru (Moldova) New York Needs You Anna (Russia) International Centre for Missing and Exploited ChildrenConsuelo (Spain) Fundacion SociaMiddle East & North Africa (3 Fellows)May (Egypt) National Conference on CitizenshipMirette (Egypt) Civic EnterprisesSally (Egypt) Grameen Foundation South Asia (1 Fellow)Sudeshna (India) Global GivingUSA & Canada (1 Fellows)Anita (USA) Corporacion Minuto de Dios
Celebrate the Atlas Corps Top 10 in 2010!
Thank you for making 2010 the most inspiring year for Atlas Corps to date! Your support goes directly to support our international Fellows who are inspiring global impact each and every day. Remember, there is still time to get those last donations in for 2010! Here are the major highlights of the year:
for a grand total of 18 different countries.Joined 9 other organizations honored as Top 10 in InternationalVoluntary Service. (U.S. Summit on Citizen Diplomacy)Partnered with 8 new Host Organizations. Honored CEO & Founder, Scott Beale, as one of 7 individualswho received the 2010 Citizen Diplomacy Award. (U.S. Summit onCitizen Diplomacy)Won 6th online contest, thanks to our amazing network!Welcomed Class 5 of Fellows.Opened 4th destination city. (Washington, DC, Baltimore, New York City, and Bogota)Recognized Founder and CEO, Scott Beale, as one of top 3 nonprofit CEOs in DC.(2010 EXCEL Award, Center for Nonprofit Advancement)Placed 2 Fellows at the U.S. Peace Corps.Celebrated YOU - the #1 network of supporters and volunteers!
In 2011, look forward to hearing more about our 50 in the 50th Campaign - engage 50 leaders from 25 countries in 100,000 hours of service to mark the 5th anniversary of Atlas Corps and the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Peace Corps. It is going to be another great year and you can get the year started right by giving your support today!