Gordon and Betty Moore (Moore) Foundation Fellowship in Nonprofit Law

What is the Gordon and Betty Moore (Moore) Foundation Fellowship in Nonprofit Law?

The Moore Foundation Fellowship in Nonprofit Law offers the opportunity for a recent law school graduate to spend a year with the Legal Team at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in Palo Alto, California. The Fellow will work with the team to provide solutions-oriented, high-quality, legal advice and counsel to the foundation’s board, leadership and programmatic and administrative teams, working on a wide range of matters, including: compliance with federal and state tax laws and regulations; complex and international grant making; general corporate and operations issues; business transactions; employment law, intellectual property, and real estate matters. The Fellow will be an integral part of the legal team, gaining experience in the practice of law within a grantmaking private foundation.

Who can be a Moore Foundation Fellow?

Each year, one Fellowship is awarded to a U.S. law school graduate.  Fellows are selected for their scholarship, leadership, and commitment to practicing in the field of nonprofit law. The Moore Foundation does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or on any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. The Moore Foundation also does not discriminate based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics.

Term and Salary

The term of the Moore Foundation Fellowship is one year. The 2023 Fellow will receive a salary of minimum $100,000  plus benefits. For more information about benefits, please visit: https://www.moore.org/about/working-at-moore.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Gordon and Betty Moore established the foundation to create positive outcomes for future generations.  Guided by this vision and the Statement of Founders’ Intent, we foster path-breaking scientific discovery, environmental conservation, patient care improvements and preservation of the special character of the San Francisco Bay Area.

For more on the Moore Foundation’s mission and work, please visit https://www.moore.org/home.

Application information can be found at this link.