In 2010, Encore!Hartford was launched with two objectives:
1. Reduce long-term unemployment of seasoned corporate managerial professionals aged 50 and over 
2. Strengthen the Connecticut nonprofit sector, through the hiring of these seasoned professionals
Five years and 109 graduates later, Encore!Hartford has done just that. [ii]
Getting an Interview with a Connecticut Nonprofit
Prior to Encore!Hartford less than 10%. After Encore!Hartford over 95% interview rate.
Employment to Date: 91% (Full, Part-time, Social Entrepreneurs)
Of those employed:
 Individuals younger than 50 years of age, who demonstrate potential, are also considered and accepted into the program. Historically, under-50 counts for about 10% of the Fellows in each class.
[ii] Tracked results as of 5/5/2015. Participants are tracked for 1 year after graduation.
[iii] Some are still searching for full-time, but some graduates desire only part-time employment.
[iv] To date four EH Fellows accepted positions in state or town government public agencies working in the same sphere and with similar purpose as nonprofit agencies.
Sampling of Full-time Hires in Nonprofit Fields
|Chief Administrative Officer Youth||Donor Relations Manager Social Service|
|Chief Human Resources Officer Housing||Economic Security Manager Poverty|
|Chief Human Services Officer Health||Executive Director Advocacy|
|Chief Marketing Officer Disabled||Executive Director Elderly|
|Community Engagement Poverty||Executive Director At-Risk Youth|
|Community Engagement Faith-based||Executive Director Community Development|
|Community Network Builder Hunger||Family Liaison Coordinator Youth|
|Development Associate Justice||Family Self Sufficiency Manger Housing|
|Development Coordinator Domestic Violence||Housing Development Manager Housing|
|Director of Development Literacy||Manager of Research Public Safety|
|Director of Development Social Justice||Managing Director Arts|
|Director of Development Poverty||Marketing Manager Social Enterprise|
|Director of Finance Youth Intervention||Mentor/Consultant Social Enterprise|
|Director of Programs Youth Education||Nonprofit Consultant Development|
|Director of School Services Hunger||Organizational Development Health|
|Director of Strategic Planning Health||Outreach Manager Arts|
|Youth Counselor At-Risk Youth|