Family Philanthropy Job Board

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 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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NCFP Friends and Funders: Featured Position Openings

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Director of the Watershed Protection Program, William Penn Foundation (Posted 4/9/21) 
The Watershed Protection Program Director reports to the Executive Director and directly oversees a team of four professionals. The Director is responsible for the Program’s approximately $30 million in annual grantmaking to more than 180 grantees. In addition to overseeing ongoing grants and initiatives, as well as leading annual program planning and portfolio reviews, the Director leads the team in identifying innovative new streams of work within the Program’s strategic framework.

Vice President, Fidelity (Trustees Philanthropy Fund), (Posted 4/9/21)
The Vice President serves as the dedicated associate assigned to work strategically with the Board of Trustees of Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund (“FC Board”) and Fidelity Charitable Senior Leadership (“FC Leadership”) to oversee and manage a strategic grant-making program for the Fidelity Charitable Trustees Initiative (“FCTI”).

Chief Philanthropy Officer, San Francisco Foundation (Posted 4/6/21)
The Chief Philanthropy Officer (CPO) has a rare opportunity to take a thriving, mission-driven community foundation to a new level of philanthropic impact in the Bay Area. SFF is seeking a skilled and nimble executive who will build upon the current legacy of SFF while leveraging a growing donor base in one of the wealthiest, most dynamic regions in the world. The next CPO will bring leadership and acumen to the development team and be a natural advocate for the people of the region.

Grants Associate, Libra Foundation (Posted 4/6/21)
This newly-created position presents a unique opportunity for a leader with strong technical competency and shared values to work in an entrepreneurial environment where grants management is an important strategic lever in effectively and creatively achieving the Foundation’s goals. The Grants Associate will be based at the Foundation’s offices in The Presidio and will report to the Knowledge & Grants Manager on a team dedicated to providing grantee partners with stellar customer service and streamlining and simplifying grantee applications, reporting, and other practices.

Accountant, McKnight Foundation (Posted 4/1/21)
The McKnight Foundation seeks an experienced Accountant. The successful candidate will maintain the Foundation’s financial records in a manner consistent with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and best practices. This position is responsible for accounts payable and related tax filings, contract management, general accounting, supporting financial reporting, and supporting the annual audits, budget, and tax filings.  This position serves as a backup as needed for the Junior Accountant.

Associate Program Officer-Black Student Success, Oregon Community Foundation (Posted 3/25/21)
As a member of the Community Impact Department’s Initiatives Branch, the Associate Program Officer for Black Student Success (BSS) will primarily be responsible for assisting the Program Officer for Black Student Success with the strategic direction, implementation and coordination of the foundation’s BSS initiative. This includes, but is not limited to, developing goals and strategies, supporting member organizations, tracking grant requests, internal and external communications, and general administration of the program.

Program Assistant, Tauck Family Foundation (Posted 3/25/21)
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Assistant provides administrative, financial management, programmatic, and grantmaking support and implements the Foundation’s communications strategy.  This individual is an integral part of a highly motivated and goal-oriented team of three.  The ideal candidate is an organized, reliable, detail-oriented, emotionally intelligent professional who shares our commitment to the Foundation’s mission.  Effective written and verbal communication is a critical competency.

Grant Manager, Schultz Family Foundation (Posted 3/18/21)
The Schultz Family Foundation seeks nominations and applications for the position of grant manager, who will work across the team to facilitate grantmaking through the entire lifecycle of investments and serves as the central point of contact for grant-related information.

Executive Assistant, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation (Posted 3/10/21)
The foundation seeks an executive assistant to provide comprehensive administrative support to the executive director and board of directors and to assure smooth running of the foundation’s office. This position reports to the executive director with selected reporting to the director of finance and operations.

Property Manager, Sobrato Philanthropies, (Posted 3/8/21)
The Property Manager is responsible for the oversight and efficient facilities management of the Sobrato Centers for Nonprofits. They will ensure that all properties are operated and maintained in a high-quality manner. They will serve as the primary contact for all property and construction management issues and will provide customer satisfaction to tenants and other community users of each Center. 

Senior Program Officer, Economic Mobility, Sobrato Philanthropies (Posted 3/8/21)
The Senior Program Officer will play a significant role as a member of the Sobrato Philanthropies team, reporting to the Program Director, Economic Mobility and working collaboratively with a team of colleagues to lead and help shape key elements of strategy design, implementation, evaluation and learning in the Economic Mobility Program. The senior program officer will develop, implement, and adapt strategy to address structural barriers and support increased economic mobility for low-income Silicon Valley residents.

Director, Equity and Culture, Sobrato Philanthropies (Posted 3/8/21) 
The Director, Equity and Culture will strategically support people, culture, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) across Sobrato Philanthropies ensuring alignment with values and goals. Reporting directly to the President, the director will be responsible for cultivating a healthy work environment in which all team members can thrive. As a trusted, empathetic leader, the director will work collaboratively to design people management processes that are responsive to team needs, inclusive of best practice in the field, and that attract, develop, and retain a talented, inspired team.

Vice President, Silicon Valley Programs, Sobrato Philanthropies (Posted 3/8/21)
The Vice President, Silicon Valley Programs is a newly designed key Sobrato Philanthropies’ leadership team position, reporting directly to the President with responsibility for creating an overarching vision and strategy for local giving across the Silicon Valley region that inspires and unites key stakeholders toward collective community-centered action.

Senior Strategy, Learning, and Evaluation Officer, Walton Family Foundation (Posted 3/3/21)
SLED has been a core function at the foundation for ten years, working collaboratively with program teams across three diverse content areas to advance the foundation’s education, social, and environmental change mission. This position will play a critical role in equipping program staff in Walton family households to engage with rigorous and inclusive evidence that fosters continuous learning for transformative impact.

Program Officer, Ruth Mott Foundation (Posted 2/25/21)
The program officer will align needs and opportunities of the community and the foundation in developing program strategies and working with community partners and nonprofits to ensure
that resources are directed responsibly toward those strategies. They also assist in the development of the foundation’s grant-making programs and serves as the point of contact for grantees.

Executive Director, L.B. Research and Education Foundation (Posted 2/16/21)
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for implementing the Foundation’s day-to-day operations, communicating with the Board and external and internal stakeholders, overseeing the Foundation’s financial and legal responsibilities, managing the Foundation’s grant applications and processes, and ensuring preservation of the Foundation’s values, vision, and mission.

Community Coordinator, The Philanthropy Workshop (Posted 2/9/21)
TPW is seeking a Community Coordinator to support program logistics, design, development and delivery and support member engagement and growth across TPW’s global community. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, collaborative and professional. This position will work with all members of the TPW team, especially the Community Team led by the Executive Vice President, and will report to the Program Director.

Advocacy & Communications Director, Eleanor Crook Foundation (Posted 2/3/21)
ECF seeks an Advocacy & Communications Director (ACD) to join our growing team during an exciting time of expansion and growth. The ACD will have the opportunity to thoughtfully, strategically, and directly guide the Foundation’s advocacy and communications efforts and investments. Reporting to the Managing Director and working alongside a dedicated team of experts, the Advocacy & Communications Director will execute a multi-year advocacy and communications strategy and implementation plan that will guide the efforts of ECF staff, consultants, and advocacy grantees to end global malnutrition. The ACD will provide high-level thought leadership, lead the development of creative new outreach and communications strategies, build coalitions and engage new advocacy partners, develop new grants, represent the Foundation at major events, and ensure the high  performance of ECF’s growing portfolio of advocacy investments.

Policy Director, Eleanor Crook Foundation (Posted 2/3/21)
ECF seeks a Policy Director (PD) to join our team during an exciting time of expansion and growth. Reporting to the Managing Director and working alongside a dynamic team of policy, advocacy, and nutrition technical experts, the PD will be responsible for developing a multi-year policy agenda related to global nutrition and managing a small team of policy analysts to execute that agenda. In doing so, the PD will be required to stay abreast of the latest trends across global nutrition policy, financing, and advocacy, understand the latest nutrition technical developments which will inform required policy change, and explore and anticipate emerging issues across ECF’s priority areas of focus. This policy agenda will set the direction and priorities for ECF, establishing priority areas of focus for the entire ECF team.

Policy Program Officer, Eleanor Crook Foundation (Posted 2/3/21)
ECF seeks a Policy Program Officer (PPO) to help develop and manage a robust portfolio of global nutrition thought leadership and policy analysis on behalf of the Foundation. Reporting to the Policy Director and working alongside a dynamic team of policy, advocacy, and nutrition technical experts, the PPO will be responsible for managing a multi-million dollar portfolio of nutrition policy grants to some of the top think tanks,  policy experts, and research institutions in global health and nutrition, as well as UN agencies such as WHO and UNICEF. The PPO will ensure clear goals and communications for all ECF policy grants and will closely monitor and contribute to progress of ongoing projects.

Program Officer, Clowes Fund (Posted 1/21/21) 
This position includes responsibility for managing The Clowes Fund’s Indianapolis grantmaking, administering the Members and Directors and Employee matching grants programs and supporting the ongoing evolution of this family foundation.

Chief Financial and Operating Officer, Frey Foundation (Posted 1/21/21)
Working closely with the President and in collaboration with the Board of Trustees, the Chief Financial and Operating Officer can expect to be an important part of an impactful legacy that will continue to positively impact the West Michigan communities that we serve. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Chief Financial and Operating Officer will manage all aspects of financial management and will be responsible for the human resources, information technology, and administrative functions of the organization.

Program Associate, The Russell Family Foundation (Posted 1/20/21)
TRFF seeks a highly collaborative and exceptionally organized individual to join our team as Program Associate for Jane’s Fellowship Program (JFP). This full-time position is responsible for providing programmatic and administrative support for JFP, a year-long program that develops and supports a diverse network of grassroots leaders serving Pierce County

Manager, Collaborative Philanthropy, Walton Family Foundation (Posted 1/6/21)
The Manager, Collaborative Philanthropy is a new position that will play a critical role in laying the groundwork for a platform to facilitate effective collaboration on shared social impact goals among Walton family households.

Program Officer, Roundhouse Foundation (Posted 1/4/21)
This position will oversee a portion of the RHF grant-making budget along with the Executive Director and Trustees and will have substantial experience developing relationships with regional and rural Oregon-based non-profits to support effective grant-making. They will have the ability to be self-directed and help make connections that encourage collaboration between organizations in Oregon.

Associate, Strategic Alliances, John Templeton Foundation (Posted 12/1/20)
The John Templeton Foundation serves as a philanthropic catalyst for discoveries relating to the deepest and most perplexing questions facing humankind. The Associate, Strategic Alliances will be a part of the Foundation’s Communications and Engagement team. This team works collaboratively to expand awareness of the work funded by the John Templeton Foundation and generate constructive engagement in that work. The Foundation is currently investing in our brand and outreach, and the Associate will support the important work of expanding our networks and building our relationships.

President and CEO, The Nathan Cummings Foundation (Posted 11/17/20)
Reporting to and partnering closely with the Board, the President & CEO will have overall accountability and responsibility for the philanthropic, operational and financial affairs of the Nathan Cummings Foundation. This leader will represent NCF in its work to advance the organization’s mission, will live out the organization’s values and will inspire a culture that honors the legacy of Nathan Cummings and his family.

Network Manager, Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation (Posted 11/16/20)
The Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation seeks an engaging and creative professional to connect and activate the Switzer Network, a professional network comprised of nearly 700 Switzer Fellows who are leaders in the nonprofit, academic, government, private, and philanthropic sectors working to solve today’s environmental challenges. A new, part-time staff position (16-24 hours per week), the Network Manager will cultivate Switzer Fellows’ engagement as participants, contributors, and leaders of the Switzer Network, by sustaining high-quality relationships and collaborations among Switzer Fellows and convening welcoming events that build community and catalyze collective action to advance the mission of the Switzer Foundation. The Network Manager will also manage the foundation’s communications, supporting Switzer Fellows to communicate effectively and engage equitably with communities, policy makers, and the media, and promoting Switzer Fellows as recognized leaders driving positive environmental change for natural and human communities.

Donor Services Associate, Engagement, Silicon Valley Community Foundation (Posted 11/16/20)
This position is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s fundholders as well as strategic support to members of the Donor Engagement (DE) team in their work to provide best in class comprehensive advisory and transactional services for donors. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to execute detail-orientated communication and strive within operational processes in a fast-paced environment with a professional demeanor and collaborative spirit.

Manager, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Simons Foundation (Posted 11/11/20)
The foundation seeks someone with strong diversity, equity and inclusion experience who can bring a project-management approach and a positive mindset to building professional relationships with all levels of the foundation and help to develop, coordinate, monitor and report on DEI activities across the foundation. This person will be energized by a startup of DEI initiatives and have the ability to collaborate with colleagues and influence the developing process.

Chief Growth Officer, The Greater Houston Community Foundation (Posted 11/9/20)
The Greater Houston Community Foundation (GHCF) seeks a strong leader to provide motivational leadership and expertise to help GHCF expand its charitable support and community of donors.
The Chief Growth Officer (CGO) will focus on proactive revenue generation, growing its donor base, fundraising and asset-building to enable the foundation to further fulfill its mission. The CGO will be responsible with the leadership team for accelerating and ensuring smart measurable growth of the organization.

Chief of Equity and Culture, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (Posted 10/29/20)
We now seek a Chief of Equity and Culture, reporting to the President, who will champion, promote, and help shape and implement DEI and racial equity initiatives across the foundation’s operations, including serving as a resource for our grantmaking programs. This person will conduct institutional assessments, build and sustain awareness, set goals and benchmarks, develop and oversee implementation of projects and initiatives, and ensure progress toward those goals. S/he/they will collaborate on creating growth opportunities for leaders and staff focused on DEI objectives, and will oversee employee resource groups. The role will offer opportunities for thought leadership in close partnership with the President, Senior Staff, and team members at all levels of the organization. The Chief of Equity and Culture will be integral to effectively carrying out the work and improving the culture of the 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 opportunities at the national level.

Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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Values and Motivations

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Trends in Family Philanthropy: Current Research in the Field

This Content Collection features NCFP's Trends 2020 Study and other current research on the field of family philanthropy.

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Family Identity and Culture

This Content Collection features resources that discuss the importance of family culture and identity and highlight experiences of family foundations.

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Living the Legacy

This special Content Collection shares chapters from NCFP's popular "Living the Legacy Journal," sharing perspectives and stories of families who have explored and adopted the practice of a living legacy across generations.

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Stanford PACS Guide to Effective Philanthropy

The aim for this book is to simplify the components of effective philanthropy. The Guide has two major parts. Part One lays out a series of personal considerations that will help shape your philanthropic strategy. Part Two delves into the tactical practices of philanthropy to help you deploy your resources most effectively.

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Trust-based Philanthropy

Whether you’re a long-time practitioner or are just considering adopting this approach, we hope these resources will help you bring trust-based principles into practice.

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Participatory Grantmaking

This Content Collection features research, case studies, discussion guides, and other articles and blog posts on the practice of Participatory Grantmaking (also sometimes referred to as Community Led Grantmaking).

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Multi-faceted Giving

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Generations Together: Engaging Youth

This special collection was curated by our Engaging Youth Peer Network. We thank them for their leadership and sharing. Unless otherwise noted, all resources listed are intended to be able to be used directly with kids.

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Expenditure Responsibility

This NCFP Content Collection includes FAQs, rules and sample policies for the process of expenditure responsibility to ensure your grants to "non-charities" are for charitable purposes.

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COVID-19: Response and Recovery Resources for Giving Families

This collection features resources from the field, an interactive map of local funds, upcoming COVID-19 webinars, and more.

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Policy Central: Sample Policies and Practices

NCFP's Policy Central includes sample policies and practices in the areas of governance, grantmaking, family dynamics, engaging the next generation, investments, management, and staffing. New samples are added frequently, and are here when you need them!

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