The Notley Fellowship sits at the center of entrepreneurship and philanthropy.

Whether you’re already making an impact or aspire to change the rules, we help accelerate your purpose to solve issues that matter through insightful conversations with Austin public figures and leadership skill building. 

The Notley Fellowship is a 2-year program for purposeful leaders committed to taking on and learning more about challenges in the social sector.

The Notley Fellowship is designed to prepare and engage our community's rising leaders in the for-profit sector to get involved and engaged with today’s most pressing social issues. Discover your role in the world of social impact with the Notley Fellowship.


The core values of the Notley Fellowship are built around innovation, philanthropy, leadership, and education. Each month during the Fellowship’s first year, we host a featured speaker that supports these values. Past speakers have included:

  • Wendy Davis, Deeds Not Words

  • Mayor Steve Adler, City of Austin

  • Dr. Collette Pierce Burnette, Huston-Tillotson University

  • Meredith Walker, Smart Girls

  • Raj Patel, UT Austin

program Benefits

  • Work on causes that matter including affordability, policy, welfare, arts, & education

  • Learn from social impact leaders working in government, healthcare, technology, & more

  • Engage with the Notley team on sustainable nonprofit & social entrepreneurship initiatives

  • Gain a better understanding of how to maximize social impact and business benefit

Real Projects


Social impact




public policy


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About Notley?

Notley is a catalyst for social innovation unlocking new opportunities with today’s impact organizations and changing communities. Our mission is to fund and support businesses, nonprofits, and programs making positive change in the world by creating a social innovation ecosystem where purpose driven organizations thrive.