We 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 of the Family and funders that are interested in posting a position announcement on the Family Philanthropy Job Board, should email a link and/or PDF of your job description to ncfp@ncfp.org. 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 the Policy Central collection in our Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center.

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Marketing and Communications Associate, National Center for Family Philanthropy (Posted 7/22/22)
The marketing associate is responsible for amplifying and protecting NCFP’s brand, conveying NCFP’s value proposition to prospective community members and partners, and informing community members about ways to engage with the organization. The associate takes a data-driven approach, using metrics from the website and email marketing analytics to make strategic recommendations and adapt processes accordingly. Internally, the associate’s role is cross-cutting and collaborative: they work with the Program Team to define and promote programs and services, with the Development Team to acquire and retain community members, and with Operations to manage technical and database needs. In addition to core responsibilities, the associate will assist on special projects as they arise. NCFP will review applications on a rolling basis. Priority applications should be submitted by August 5.

NCFP Friends and Funders: Featured Position Openings

NCFP Friends of the Family, funders, and Partner Subscribers that are interested in posting a position announcement on the Family Philanthropy Job Board, should email a link to your job description and any announcement language to ncfp@ncfp.org. Please note: if any of the links below do not work for you, please help us to update it by letting us know at ncfp@ncfp.org.

Manager of Strategy and Learning, Perrin Family Foundation (Posted 8/8/22)
PFF seeks an experienced candidate with a demonstrated commitment to social and racial justice to join our team as Manager of Strategy and Learning. Reporting to the President, this newly-created position will serve as a thought partner to the President, work closely with the Program Officer and play a key leadership role in the implementation of our new strategic framework. In particular, the Manager of Strategy and Learning will be responsible for managing two areas of work under PFF’s strategic framework: working collaboratively with partners to strengthen field infrastructure and building knowledge and will for co-investment in youth-led racial and social justice efforts.

Manager of Operations, Perrin Family Foundation (Posted 7/25/22)
PFF seeks an experienced candidate to join our team as Manager of Operations, responsible for developing, implementing, and executing systems that drive the day-to-day administration of the Foundation. Reporting to the President, this newly-created position will help strengthen and formalize internal systems and processes, develop and operationalize policies and procedures that build our capacity to achieve strategic goals, and ensure that all aspects of our business operations are in alignment with our organizational values. The Manager of Operations will play a lead role in managing multiple facets of the Foundation’s work, including operations, administration, grants management, and finance.

Program Associate, The Tow Foundation (Posted 7/25/22)
The Program Associate reports to and supports the Foundation’s Program Directors and Senior Program Officer by providing administrative, project management and logistical support. This position is a vital member of the program team and works collaboratively with staff across the Foundation. The Program Associate serves as the key point of contact for current and prospective grantee partners, monitors deadlines and tasks related to active grants, and conducts research projects.

Philanthropic Services Assistant, San Francisco Foundation (Posted 7/22/22)
The Philanthropic Services Assistant is responsible for supporting the Philanthropic Services team, a division of the Philanthropy and Gift Planning (PGP) department. The PGP team is responsible for the generation of resources to support the work of the foundation by fundraising for endowment, annual support, planned giving, and the creation and replenishment of Donor Advised Funds. This position will support operational functions of the Philanthropic Services team, which manages relationships with SFF’s donors.

Grants and Foundation Administrator, The Volgenau Foundation (Posted 7/22/22)
The Foundation is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented, and self-motivated part-time Grants and Foundation Administrator. The Grants and Foundation Administrator will manage TVF’s online grants management platform, monitor reporting processes and grantee communication, provide administrative support to the executive director, and as requested, conduct research on program related issues.

Director of Finance and Operations, The Prospect Hill Foundation (Posted 7/14/22)
The Prospect Hill Foundation seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, self-directed and seasoned professional to manage the finance and operations of PHF and The Sperry Fund. The Director of Finance and Operations is a new position reporting to the Executive Director and supervising the Grants Administrator & Operations Associate. They will work closely with the staff of Antaeus Enterprises, Inc. (the Beinecke Family Office). Primary responsibilities are providing leadership, strategic guidance and supervision across all finance and administration activities, including assessment and redesign of the systems that govern the Foundation’s grantmaking and operations.

Director of Program Alignment, McKnight Foundation (Posted 7/14/22)
The Director of Program Alignment accelerates McKnight’s mission impact by playing a key strategic and operational leadership function within and across McKnight’s programs. This role works with the Vice President of Program to assess opportunities for greater strategic and operational alignment within McKnight’s programs, to prioritize among those opportunities, and then enact them across programs. The Director of Program Alignment also manages an institutional grantmaking portfolio and represents McKnight’s programs in key external and institution-wide efforts. Primary areas of responsibility include strategy development and implementation, process design and improvement; culture and capacity building; and grant stewardship.

Content Writer, Levitt Foundation (Posted 7/8/22)
The Content Writer will play an integral role in supporting communications that build national visibility for the Levitt Foundation, its programs, initiatives, and grantees including the national network of Levitt music venues and Levitt AMP concert sites. As a member of our communications team, the Content Writer will be an engaging storyteller, creative thinker, and resourceful researcher who will draft a range of written communications for varied target audiences through tone and style with a high acumen for grammar, syntax, and proofreading. The Content Writer’s work will support Levitt programs and advance the vision, mission, and core values of the Levitt Foundation to build community through music. In addition to technical skills and experience, the ideal candidate will possess a passion for music, creative placemaking, and social impact. This is a full-time, exempt position that reports to the Director of Communications

Operations Association, Levitt Foundation (Posted 7/8/22)
The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation Operations Associate provides overall administrative support to the organization. This position assists with general office management, arranges staff travel, provides support to the Director of Operations and Operations Manager, and assists in the coordination of Levitt Foundation and national Levitt network events. The Operations Associate plays a key role within the Operations Department, with regular interaction with staff, vendors, and Levitt Foundation partners and grantees. This is a full-time, non exempt position that reports to the Director of Operations.

Communications Fellow, Levitt Foundation (Posted 7/8/22)
The Levitt Communications Fellow will be situated within the Foundation’s Communications Department, which shapes the branding, marketing and communications strategy for the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation and provides communications support to the national network of Levitt partners and grantees across the country. Gaining first-hand, professional knowledge about working at a mid-sized social impact funder, the Communications Fellow will advance the Levitt mission of building community through music by supporting internal and external communications projects and processes—creating and curating original content that shares the impact of Levitt programs, partners and grantees; developing engaging, brand-building content; stewarding national campaigns including #musicmoves; and advancing the Levitt mission through participation in the grantmaking process.

Senior Program Officer, Environmental & Climate Justice, The Libra Foundation (Posted 7/6/22)
The Libra Foundation seeks a strategic, relationship-oriented, and values-aligned Senior Program Officer to lead grantmaking for the Environmental & Climate Justice program area, identifying and building community power of grantee partners, strengthening movement ecosystems, and organizing philanthropy to shift resources to frontline communities.

Grants Manger, The Tow Foundation (Posted 7/6/22)
Reporting to the Director of Operations, this position works with the entire Foundation team to support and improve grantmaking operations through the management of: 1) Grant workflows and data management; 2) Compliance with regulatory and legal requirements; and 3) Documentation of grantmaking procedures. Responsibilities focus on effectively managing the Foundation’s grant lifecycles, enhancing efficiencies of data and workflow systems, and preserving grant archives. The Foundation’s annual grantmaking currently averages $20 million per year.

Grant Program Director, The Roundhouse Foundation (Posted 6/30/22)
Grant Program Directors will be the ‘Content Experts’ within one of the Foundation’s strategic initiatives. With the new team members, the Foundation will deepen its investment in fields fundamental to thriving rural and Tribal communities. They will work collectively and collaboratively – both internally and externally – to cultivate interconnections and diffuse silos around their area of expertise. Successful candidates will have an authentic communication style, centering the work of Oregon’s rural and Indigenous communities. In addition, they will be content experts in their strategy and build relationships to work effectively with internal and external team members. They will have excellent organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and a ‘can-do’ attitude which will ensure all projects are thoroughly complete and timely.

Science Director, Baszucki Group (Posted 6/28/22)
We seek an inaugural Science Director who thrives in a fast-paced start-up environment and is willing to be both strategic and hands-on. Reporting to the Managing Director, we envision the Science Director to be trained as a scientist with experience in multiple sectors (academia, industry, philanthropy, government, etc.) and across fields, with a preference for neuroscience. The desired candidate will be passionate about building a science program in close partnership with the founders and organizational leaders that will have a lasting impact on human health.

Senior Program Officer, Early Childhood Education, Robins Foundation (Posted 6/27/22)
Reporting to the Foundation’s CEO, the Senior Program Officer, Early Childhood Education, will be an experienced professional with a deep academic, policy, and/or programmatic background in early childhood education and demonstrated success in policy/advocacy, community engagement, cross-sector collaboration, and learning and evaluation.

Grants Manager/Executive Assistant, The Brinson Foundation (Posted 6/24/22)
The Brinson Foundation is seeking to hire a highly qualified candidate with excellent communication, database, analytic and administrative skills to fill a full-time Grants Manager/Executive Assistant position. Prior foundation or other relevant nonprofit experience is preferred, but not required.

President, Heinz Foundation (Posted 6/22/22)
The President reports to a 15-member Board composed of both family and community members, and oversees a staff of 33 FTEs, an annual administrative budget of $15.8M, and an annual grantmaking budget of more than $100M. The role calls for outstanding skills in communication and collaboration, a sophisticated understanding of public policy, a commitment to continuous learning and critical reflection, and a track record of successful team leadership. Breadth of experience is preferred over a narrow focus within one professional arena.

Executive Director, Better Way Foundation (Posted 6/6/22)
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for leading the organization in a manner consistent with its mission, vision, and values, and doing so in a fiscally responsible and ethically sound manner. The Executive Director leads the full cycle of the grantmaking process, including the development of programs and initiatives as well as evaluation strategies.

Postsecondary Success Program Manager, Stupski Foundation (Posted 6/6/22)
We are looking for a reliable, creative, detail- and relationship-oriented professional to support our PSS team. The Postsecondary Success Program Manager (“Manager”) will report to the Director of Postsecondary Success and will work closely with the team’s Program Officers based in the Bay Area and Hawaiʻi. In addition to general coordination and administrative support, the Manager will be responsible for key stakeholder and community engagement initiatives including our internship program.

Finance Manager, Tracy Family Foundation (Posted 6/6/22)
The TFF Finance Manager will help the Tracy Family Foundation (TFF) and related charitable entities pursue their vision and mission, with a specific focus on leading day-to-day finance operations, including general accounting and ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The Finance Manager is responsible for maintaining and continuously improving TFF’s system of financial controls and will help TFF develop the infrastructure needed for substantial growth in the coming years.

Manager, Grants and Operations, Intentional Philanthropy (Posted 6/3/22)
Intentional Philanthropy (IP) seeks a motivated, service-oriented, and highly organized professional in the D.C. area who thrives on supporting and empowering others to effect positive social change. Managers work closely with other IP team members to manage a diverse mix of client foundations and programs. As a Manager, you are responsible for the overall smooth operations of several managed foundations and/or projects. You will also work alongside IP team members on, and increasingly take ownership of, grant research, strategy, reports, and presentations.

Director of Strategy and Learning, The Klarman Family Foundation (Posted 6/3/22)
The Director of Strategy and Learning is a new role at the Foundation that will work closely with the President and will collaborate with the program team to stimulate and deliver programmatic strategies, processes, and learning across the organization’s diverse set of interests. The Foundation is in an exciting period of growth and the new Director will partner and strategize with their talented team of program colleagues, helping to sharpen approaches to achieving impact over time, highlighting strengths within each issue area, assessing what is/is not working, and ensuring lessons learned are shared internally and externally as appropriate.

Program Manager, The Klarman Family Foundation (Posted 6/3/22)
The Program Manager is a new role at the Foundation with a primary responsibility to manage the day-to-day outreach and analysis for a soon-to-be-launched capital funding initiative designed to strengthen communities of color within Massachusetts. The position will also maintain a pulse on a range of community assets and needs across the Commonwealth and will support the Foundation’s evolving place-based initiatives.

Director of Thriving Communities, Grunin Foundation (Posted 5/24/22)
A newly created position reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Thriving Communities oversees the Grunin Capacity program, manages the equity, diversity, inclusion & belonging strategy, and provides organizational capacity support to our nonprofit partners. The Director of Thriving Communities works closely with members of the nonprofit community and strategic partners to co- design and implement programming that advances the goals of the Grunin Foundation’s capacity pillar and EDIB strategic framework and is an integral part of the team.

Director, Andrus Family Fund (Posted 5/24/22)
As Andrus Family Fund deepens its strategic focus on the abolition of youth criminalization, incarceration, and child welfare systems, and support for youth-led organizing, policy change, movement infrastructure, and capacity building, it seeks a Director with a strong understanding of Black, Indigenous, and people of color-led racial justice, youth organizing, policy, and capacity building organizations to refine the final strategic focus and plan for implementation across its grantmaking, resource organizing, and capacity building work.

Executive Director, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy (Posted 5/18/22)
The next Executive Director will serve as the visible leader that personifies and champions the Johnson Center as a unique “bridge” between theory and practice in philanthropy. The Executive Director will serve as the key thought leader and external spokesperson for the Johnson Center’s work, including a strong commitment to equity and justice. The Johnson Center seeks an accomplished, inspiring, and strategic leader who is passionate about the center’s work and the opportunity to make a lasting impact. This individual will display a genuine intellectual curiosity, an exceptional degree of interpersonal effectiveness, and wisdom borne of experience. The next Executive Director will lead with humility and understated self-confidence. Leadership experience both in foundation and nonprofit management is strongly preferred

Chief Executive Officer, David Rockefeller Fund (Posted 5/16/22)
The David Rockefeller Fund seeks a strategic and entrepreneurial Chief Executive Officer to help define the next chapter in its development, and lead the Fund’s work to greater impact. Beyond the traditional grantmaking role, however, the position also offers a special opportunity to truly partner with a dedicated Board, Staff, and Donor Family deeply intent on unpacking and reconciling some of the more challenging issues facing today’s philanthropic field.

President, James S. McDonnell Foundation (Posted 5/13/22)
The next president of the James S. McDonnell Foundation will work closely with the board and staff to bring to fruition the board’s vision of improving the prosperity and quality of life in St. Louis. The foundation’s search committee and board are open to a variety of careers paths. The ideal candidate will bring a process of inquiry and discovery to help set the vision for the foundation’s new focus.

Executive Director, Frechette Family Foundation (Posted 5/6/22)
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director provides leadership for the Frechette Family Foundation Foundation and will establish an effective working relationship with the Board and family as thought partners. They will work closely with the family to continue to strengthen intergenerational integration. The ED will also build a committed team with a shared purpose and promote a sense of cohesiveness among staff and consultants.

Grants Manager, Christopher Family Foundation (Posted 5/2/22)
The Grants Manager will be a critical member of the Christopher Family Foundation team, operating as the grants management lead (50%), providing administrative assistance (25%) and bookkeeping assistance (25%). This unique role reports to the Executive Director of the Foundation. The Grants Manager works across all areas of the Foundation, to ensure effective and efficient grantmaking processes. The Grants Manager also serves as the system administrator for the Foundation’s grants management database. Currently this role is 80% on site, one day remote, which we expect to continue.

Executive Director, Belk Foundation (Posted 5/2/22)
The Executive Director (ED) reports directly to the Board of Directors and works closely with the Chair of the board. The Board meets three times a year. The Board consists of both family members and community members. Much work has gone into encouraging the work of the “next generation” of family through its own advisory board and grantmaking activities. Functions include working with the Board to set strategic direction and leading program development, operations, financial management, personnel management, and external/ community relations.

Chief Executive Officer & President, Wege Foundation (Posted 4/27/22)
The Wege Foundation, a leading civic institution in Grand Rapids, Michigan, seeks an organizationally savvy, community-oriented, and strategic-minded individual as its next President and Chief Executive Officer. The trustees seek a CEO who is inspired by the organization’s legacy and values, and who shares the Foundation’s commitment to place-based, family-directed philanthropy that contributes to transformational change and demonstrable impact.

Grants Administrator, France-Merrick Foundation (Posted 4/12/22)
The Grants Administrator plays a critical role in the administration of the Foundation’s database and grantmaking process. This position interfaces directly with grantees and prospective grantees while working in a highly integrated way with the leadership, program and finance teams to administer all aspects of the grants cycle.

Senior Grants Officer, The Klarman Family Foundation (Posted 4/12/22)
The Senior Grants Officer is a key member of the grants management team, which focuses on maximizing the impact and effectiveness of grantmaking at the Foundation. Working on every program and on every grant, the grants management team is a critical partner in the management and implementation of the “how” of program strategies.

Director of Strategy and Learning,The Klarman Family Foundation (Posted 4/12/22)
The Director of Strategy and Learning is a new role at the Foundation that will work closely with the President and will collaborate with the program team to stimulate and deliver programmatic strategies, processes, and learning across the organization’s diverse set of interests. The new Director will partner and strategize with their talented team of program colleagues, helping to sharpen approaches to achieving impact over time, highlighting strengths within each issue area, assessing what is/is not working, and ensuring lessons learned are shared internally and externally as appropriate.

Grants Analyst, The Klarman Family Foundation (Posted 4/7/22)
The Grants Analyst is a new role at the Foundation and a member of the grants management team, which focuses on maximizing the impact and effectiveness of grantmaking at the Foundation. Working on every program and on every grant, the grants management team is a critical partner in the management and implementation of the “how” of program strategies. The team designs systems to interact with grantees, manage the grant lifecycle, aggregate information, analyze data, and share learning and best practices. Highly regarded across the Foundation for their expertise and collaboration, the grants management team prioritizes and values creativity, flexibility, curiosity, use of best practices, and mutual support.

Executive Director, Stranahan Foundation (Posted 4/1/22)
The Stranahan Foundation is seeking a values-aligned Executive Director to lead the day-to-day operations of the Foundation and assist the multi-generational family and nonfamily Board in developing the Foundation’s future strategy. This is an excellent opportunity for a collaborative and strategic leader, who is fulfilled by helping others achieve their goals through effective grantmaking. It is an opportunity to embrace this Foundation’s proud legacy and history and continue its purpose and mission.

Clean Energy and Shale Sustainability Program Officer, Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation (Posted 3/9/22)
The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation (CGMF) seeks a Clean Energy and Shale Sustainability Program Officer (ESPO). The ESPO will report to the Executive Vice President. As a staff member of CGMF, the new ESPO will embrace the legacy of Mitchell family. As such, the ESPO will possess a sense of humility in acting as a trusted steward of the family’s values. To effectively manage the Shale Sustainability Program portfolio, the ESPO is expected to demonstrate an understanding of the complex political, social, and environmental issues of shale development.

Senior Director, Conditions of Racial Equity, Raikes Foundation (Posted 2/25/22)
The Raikes Foundation invites nominations and applications for the newly formed leadership position of Senior Director, Conditions for Racial Equity (CoRE) Programs. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Senior Director will first and foremost be a mission aligned partner, collaborator, and bridge builder who is committed to nurturing long term shifts in the sector to push the boundaries of traditional philanthropy, including inviting more funders to embrace the complexity of change at scale and to recognize the unique set of systemic barriers that marginalize BIPOC communities and limit their access to philanthropic capital.

VP of Programs, Dalio Philanthropies (Posted 1/24/22)
Dalio Philanthropies seeks a driven, talented, collaborative and experienced leader who will partner closely with Dalio family members and a lean team at Dalio Philanthropies and the DFO to: help further develop philanthropic program areas working with family members; support Dalio family members in developing their philanthropic capabilities; oversee grants and charitable activities in a number of the programs at the direction of family members; report on the outcomes and impact of Dalio Philanthropies’ grants and charitable activities to family members and other stakeholders; and continue evolving Dalio Philanthropies as an organization to effectively meet its goals and mission.

Program Assistant, Rockefeller Family Fund (Posted 1/19/22)
Rockefeller Family Fund (RFF) is seeking a program assistant to provide administrative and programmatic support to our Institutional Accountability and Individual Liberty (IAIL) program and general administrative support for the RFF, particularly regarding board meetings.

Impact Advisor, Boldly Go Philanthropy (Posted 11/19/21)
The new Impact Advisor will help lead firm development activities and philanthropic client projects across a variety of issues, including education, environment, health, economic opportunity, racial equity, and civic infrastructure. No two days will be the same. You will design, facilitate, plan, and make valuable partnerships, as you help with client engagements and firm development projects.

Director of Operations, Steans Family Foundation (Posted 10/8/21)
The Steans Family Foundation (SFF) seeks a full-time Director of Operations to work with internal and external stakeholders to execute SFF’s mission and goals. As the Steans Family Foundation has expanded significantly over the past few years, the new Director of Operations role is designed to address the operational and communication needs across all the “pillars” of its grantmaking and policy programs.

Managing Director of Democracy and Policy Advisor, Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation (Posted 9/2/21)
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation (AMBFF) invites nominations and applications for the role of Managing Director of Democracy and Public Policy Advisor. Reporting to the Foundation’s President, the Managing Director and Public Policy Advisor will facilitate the development of AMBFF’s strategy and learning agenda to strengthen democracy through promoting civic participation, protecting voting rights, and enhancing the role that journalism can play in informing citizens and supporting healthy civil discourse.

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 opportunities at the national level. Please note: if any of the links below do not work for you, please help us to update it by letting us know at ncfp@ncfp.org.