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NCFP Job Board

job-interview-cartoon-400wWe are pleased to provide this Family Philanthropy Job Board as a benefit to members of our Friends of the Family program, to our other family philanthropy colleagues in the field, and also to the many talented individuals seeking new employment opportunities. NCFP Friends and Funders that are interested in posting a position announcement on the Family Philanthropy Job Board, should email a .pdf of your job description and a link to Please note: by sending this job description, you are giving permission to the National Center to share this job announcement through this job board and through our Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center.

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NCFP Position Openings and Volunteer Opportunities

The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) Operations and Program Assistant (2/17/2017)
The Operations and Program Assistant reports to the Vice President, Planning and Management and the Vice President, Programs; and supports functions across the organization.

The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) Manager Development & Marketing (2/7/2017)
The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) is seeking a Manager, Development and Marketing. This role provides the opportunity to influence the largest and most diverse sector of philanthropic giving and to support philanthropic families and those who work with them.

The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) Program Associate (Posted 1/9/2017) 
The Program Associate performs a wide variety of duties in support NCFP's programmatic objectives. Responsibilities require strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) Administrative Coordinator, Executive Office (Posted 1/4/2017) 
NCFP is seeking an Administrative Coordinator to serve in the Executive Office. This role provides the opportunity to influence the largest and most diverse sector of philanthropic giving and to support philanthropic families and those who work with them. 

NCFP Job of the Day

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NCFP Friends and Funders: Featured Position Openings

NCFP’s Friends of the Family network is composed of more than 250 family foundations and donor families who support NCFP on an annual basis and sustain our work. NCFP Friends and Funders that are interested in posting a position announcement on the Family Philanthropy Job Board, should email a .pdf of your job description and any announcement language to

The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund Program Director Immigrant Rights & Integration (Posted 2/1/2017)
The Program Director for Immigrant Rights and Integration is responsible for leading the Fund’s efforts to secure equal rights and opportunities for immigrants so they can be full participants in the social, economic and civic life of our communities and positively shape the future of California and the nation.

William G. McGowan Charitable Fund Communications Manager (Posted 1/31/2017)
The new Communication Manager will be a creative and highly ethical professional who will champion the work of the Fund, demonstrate the desire to be part of a small close-knit team, and work well with all constituents.

Nathan Cummings Foundation Chief of Staff/Board Liaison (Posted 1/26/2017)
The Foundation is pleased to announce a job opportunity for a Chief of Staff / Board Liaison (COS/BL) in the President’s office.  Continuing its goal to build and strengthen its teams, NCF is organizing to maximize the value of an engaged board and staff that work effectively together to achieve its mission. Much of what NCF wants to achieve with its integrated framework requires a level of planning and coordination that allows people to work collaboratively and increases the foundation’s impact.

Nathan Cummings Foundation Executive Assistant (Posted 1/23/2017)
NCF is recruiting an Executive Assistant (EA) to join the President’s office team.  The EA will report to the President and also to the Chief of Staff/Board Liaison (COS/BL), playing a critical support role in creating a highly functioning team and organization. 

Surdna Foundation Grants Manager (Posted 1/23/2017)
The Office of Grants Management (OGM) oversees the policies and procedures of grantmaking for the Foundation.  This includes legal compliance, review of grantee financials, management of grants budgeting, intake of grant requests, payments and reporting.

Heising-Simons Foundation Program Director, Education (Posted 1/19/2017)
The Director, Education manages the Foundation’s Education grantmaking, which aims to prepare children from birth through age 8 for school and life. The Director is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of Education grantmaking strategies and activities.

Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation Executive Director (Posted 1/19/2017)
The ED reports to the Board of Trustees and holds responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the Foundation, as well as shaping the future of the organization through vision, values, leadership and strategy.

Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation Program Officer- Environmental Justice (Posted 1/17/2017)
The Program Officer is a position that reflects the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation’s increasing commitment to funding at the intersection of various issues and movements, with an emphasis on the places where Noyes’ longtime funding priorities (environmental justice, reproductive rights, and sustainable agriculture and food systems) intersect.

Heising-Simons Foundation Program Officer, Climate & Clean Energy (Posted 1/17/2017)
The goal of the Foundation’s Climate & Clean Energy program is to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon energy future and help avoid the most harmful impacts of climate change. The program supports policy analysis, advocacy, technical assistance, and communication to help advance policies that can meet this goal.

Rasmuson Foundation Operations Administrative Assistant (Posted 12/15/2016) Rasmuson Foundation is seeking a new member to join the operations department team. Are you a detail-oriented, self-motivated, adaptable professional with a willingness to learn?   

The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation Program Officer (Posted 12/8/2016)
The Program Officer will work directly with the President, Vice President, and O’Neill family members to manage a portfolio of grants, cultivate relationships with nonprofits, community stakeholders and colleague funders.  The ONF seeks an individual with a commitment to the non-profit sector and experience with the dynamics between foundations and grantee organizations.

The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation Program Officer for Communications and Next Generation Engagement (Posted 12/8/2016)
The Program Officer for Communications and Next Generation Engagement will be responsible for two distinct yet highly inter-connected areas of work.  The first will be work directly with younger generations of O’Neill family members.

The Packard Foundation Donor Relations Officer The Monterey Bay Aquarium (Posted 12/7/2016)
Working with the Director of Annual Giving, the Donor Relations Officer-Packards' Circle is responsible for planning and implementing donor relations strategies for Packards' Circle donors with annual gifts ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 as well as prospects for same.

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Program Associate (Posted 12/1/2016)
The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation is seeking a program associate to provide program and administrative support for the program team. The program associate also will offer guidance to applicants and current grantee partners about the Foundation’s grantmaking process and priorities.

William Penn Foundation Program Officer, Education, Advocacy and Special Projects (Posted 12/1/2016)
As a member of the education team, the Program Officer will lead grantmaking focused on the development and maintenance of policies that appropriately resource schools, centers, and programs in Pennsylvania. 

Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation Spring Semester Paid Program Development Intern (Posted 12/1/2016)
The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation ( is seeking a creative, energetic candidate for a Program Development Internship position in its Atlanta office.

Central Indiana Community Foundation Philanthropic Advisor (Posted 12/1/2016) 
If you've always wanted to find a place where you are surrounded by people as intelligent, dedicated, and passionate about the transformative power of philanthropy as you are then welcome to Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF).  CICF is seeking an experienced not-for-profit professional to deliver exceptional philanthropic services to donors

The Russell Family Foundation Community Relations Manager - Equity, Engagement & Board Development (Posted 11/18/2016) 
The Community Relations Manager will utilize strategic community building and organizing techniques to engage community stakeholders. This position represents The Puyallup Watershed Initiative and serves as liaison to community groups to encourage healthy, vibrant, inclusive leadership structures within groups and associations.

S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation Program Officer Cross-Initiative Learning (Posted 11/15/2016)
The S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation and Stephen Bechtel Fund (together, the "Foundation") are dedicated to advancing a productive, vibrant, and sustainable California. To that end, the Education Program seeks to strengthen educational systems in California to engage K-8 students in STEM and strengthen national youth development organizations to improve and sustain at scale the character development practices of adult staff and volunteers.

The Ruth Mott Foundation Education & Events Assistant (Posted 11/11/2016) 
The Ruth Mott Foundation based in Flint, Michigan, is a non-profit philanthropic organization offering grants and programs that serve the Greater Flint community. The Education & Events Assistant will assist the Education & Events Coordinator with a wide variety of administrative and program support services. 

Heising-Simons Foundation Program Assistant for Human Rights (Posted 11/3/2016)
Our Human Rights program is rooted in our belief in the inherent dignity of all people. Too many people are denied full and equal rights and participation in the political, social, and economic institutions that shape their lives. In our grantmaking, we work toward achieving a more just world where people are equally valued regardless of gender, race, class, or citizenship.The Human Rights Program Assistant provides efficient, pro-active administrative and programmatic support to the Foundation’s Human Rights program team.

Aviv Foundation Program Manager (Posted 11/1/2016)
The Aviv Foundation is a start-up family foundation located just outside Washington, DC. We are excited to be hiring our second employee who will help support the growing operational and grantmaking agenda for a best-in-class, private, family, philanthropic foundation. 



Prominent Philanthropy and Foundation Job Boards

There are many available job boards for the field of philanthropy at large. Below are several of our favorites - a great place to start for anyone looking for openings at the national level.

Change Philanthropy Job Bank

Chronicle of Philanthropy Job Search

Council on Foundations Job Search

Inside Philanthropy Nonprofit Career Center

Philanthropy News Digest Job Board

Regional Association Job Boards

NCFP is close partners with the nation's network of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, and it's parent organization the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers. These regional philanthropy groups are often a great place to start when identifying openings in a particular city or region.

Arizona Grantmakers Forum

Associated Grant Makers (Massachusetts and New Hampshire)

Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers

Colorado Association of Funders

Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

Council of Michigan Foundations

Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

Florida Philanthropic Network

Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania

Indiana Philanthropy Alliance

Iowa Council of Foundations Philanthropy Career Center

Maine Philanthropy Center

Minnesota Council on Foundations

North Carolina Network of Grantmakers

Northern California Grantmakers

NY Funders Alliance

Philanthropy Ohio

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Philanthropy New York

Philanthropy Northwest

Philanthropy Southwest

Southeastern Council of Foundations

Southern California Grantmakers

Wisconsin Philanthropy Network