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Foundation for Public Affairs

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The Foundation for Public Affairs

The Foundation for Public Affairs is a 501(c)(3) organization that invests in the future of the profession through workforce development initiatives to strengthen the field of public affairs.

Hogans Fellowship

Building a Stronger Executive Pipeline

Inspired by Mack Hogans, legacy corporate executive and the Council’s first Black board chair, the Hogans Fellowship, is a D.C.-based program designed to provide skills training and mentoring for emerging public affairs leaders from diverse backgrounds to grow and sustain a career in public affairs. The Hogans Fellowship is a year-long cohort program.

The application portal is now closed. Applications for the next cohort will open in Spring of 2025.


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The Foundation for Public Affairs publishes the latest research on both social impact topics, such as DEI and corporate engagement on social issues, as well as the industry trends and strategies most in demand by public affairs professionals.

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Through your support, the Foundation is able to advance workforce development, grow the executive pipeline and bring more diversity to the profession.

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All contributions to the Foundation are tax deductible and go toward supporting our research agenda and programs.

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Foundation for Public Affairs
2121 K St. N.W., Suite 900
Washington, D.C. 20037
ATTN: Douglas G. Pinkham

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