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 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 our Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center.

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NCFP Friends and Funders: Featured Position Openings

NCFP’s Friends of the Family network is composed of more than 350 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

General Counsel, Heising-Simons Foundation (Posted 10/25/19)

The Foundation is seeking its first in-house counsel who will oversee the Foundation’s legal affairs and provide expertise and guidance for its strategy development, grant making, contracting, governance, and other areas. The General Counsel will also manage the legal strategy and activities for the Foundation’s sister 501(c)(4) organization.

Executive Assistant/Manager of Board Operations, The Barr Foundation (Posted 10/11/19)

Reporting to the President of the Barr Foundation, the Executive Assistant/Manager of Board Operations (“EA/MBO”) handles a range of responsibilities to support the President and Vice President, manages governance-related activities to support the work of the Foundation’s trustees. Key working relationships include those with the President and Vice President; staff from the Foundation’s related family office, Pilot House Associates, to coordinate activities and tasks involving the President and founding trustees; and the Barr Foundation Board of Trustees, in support of their governance and oversight of Barr’s activities. The EA/MBO also maintains strong working relationships with the various teams across the Foundation.

Senior Accountant, Heising-Simons Foundation (Posted 10/2/19)

The Senior Accountant is a member of the Foundation’s administration team and is responsible for a variety of complex accounting activities and will participate in the accounting for the Heising-Simons Action Fund, a sister 501(c)(4) organization to the Foundation. The Senior Accountant reports to the Director of Finance and supervises the Accounting Assistant. This full-time (37.5 hours per week), exempt (salaried) position can work in either our Los Altos or San Francisco, CA office.

CEO, The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation (Posted 10/2/19)

CGMF seeks an inspiring, compassionate, and values-driven leader to partner with the Mitchell family to capture and distill the founders’ vision, while honing the focus and clarity of the foundation’s strategy. A true collaborator with the board and family, the CEO will steward their philanthropic strategies as well as lead the foundation in a way that is an authentic reflection of their interests, effectively moving the organization into its next phase of impact.

Program Associate, Population and Reproductive Health, David and Lucile Packard Foundation (Posted 9/26/19)

The Program Associate will report to the Program Operations Manager and work closely with the Program Officer responsible for the United States subprogram, which focuses grantmaking nationally as well as in Louisiana and Mississippi.

Program Associate, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation (Posted 9/26/19)

The Program Associate (PA) is a member of the REALITY team, based in Schusterman’s Atlanta, GA office. The PA will be a catalyst to help design alumni experiences and be a community organizer working with alumni to advance the goals of the REALITY team. The PA will have the opportunity to help design and implement alumni engagement strategies and work with alumni, and REALITY partners and grantees.

Senior Program Officer, Humanitarian Action, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (Posted 9/26/19)

The Senior Program Officer serves as the portfolio manager for one of the Foundation’s seven main program areas and is a critical hire for the Foundation’s continued emphasis on humanitarian action as a strategic priority. This role will advance the Foundation’s work to improve the lives of individuals living in poverty and experiencing disadvantage, specifically by making a significant difference in refugees’ livelihoods through direct services and by strengthening the humanitarian-development nexus.

Program Associate, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Posted 9/26/19)

RWJF is seeking a program associate, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), to support the Foundation’s efforts to improve health equity for all in America. The EDI is a professional who will work with staff in order to bring together and align the institution wide equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives.

Programs Assistant (Full-time, Temp-to-Hire), Bainum Family Foundation (Posted 9/26/19)

The Programs Assistant provides programmatic, logistical and administrative support to all of the Foundation’s program areas—Early Learning, Family Philanthropy, Food Security, School Mental Health, and our Seventh-Day Adventist Initiative—and the Senior Director of Programs, carrying out a wide variety of duties in support of the Foundation’s strategic and programmatic initiatives. This position is a 90-day temporary position with potential to transition to full-time.

Senior Accountant, Heising-Simons Foundation (Posted 9/26/19)

The Senior Accountant is a member of the Foundation’s administration team and is responsible for a variety of complex accounting activities and will participate in the accounting for the Heising-Simons Action Fund, a sister 501(c)(4) organization to the Foundation. The Senior Accountant reports to the Director of Finance and supervises the Accounting Assistant.

Philanthropic Advisor, Sobrato Philanthropies (Posted 9/23/19)

Sobrato Philanthropies is seeking an experienced Philanthropic Advisor for this newly created role. The Philanthropic Advisor (PA) will have the unique opportunity to work strategically with members of this multi-generational family to grow and enhance the family’s collective, collaborative, and individual philanthropic impact.

Education Program Officer, Stolte Family Foundation (Posted 9/23/19)

The program officer, working under the guidance of the Executive Director and closely with foundation co-founders, will be responsible for implementing our new education strategy and the administration of SFF’s education grantmaking process and investments. In addition, the program officer will assist with the development, management, and evaluation of SFF’s strategic initiatives, with an eye to new opportunities to make a meaningful impact at a systems level.

Program Officer (Mid Level), Brinson Foundation (Posted 9/6/19)

The Brinson Foundation is currently seeking to hire a Program Officer who will work closely with the President, staff and Board in fulfilling the Foundation’s grant making objectives by identifying suitable grantees and implementing effective grant-making strategies. The Program Officer will be responsible for managing portions of the Foundation’s grant portfolio, including a significant concentration on the Foundation’s non-medical Endorsement priority and Liberty, Citizenship and Free Enterprise focus area.

Director of Communications and Engagement, Surdna Foundation (Posted 9/6/19)

The Surdna Foundation seeks a Director of Communications and Engagement. The Director is responsible for creating, implementing, and managing communication strategies that will advance the Foundation’s efforts to promote just and sustainable communities in the US and support the engagement of the Andrus family in the Foundation’s work.

Associate Network Officer, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation (Posted 9/6/19)

The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation is seeking an Associate Network Officer to manage existing relationships and identify new ones in specific parts of the South, and grow into administering related grants portfolios.

Executive Director, Brindle Foundation (Posted 8/27/19)

The Brindle Foundation, a small family foundation based in Santa Fe, New Mexico with a focus on Early Childhood seeks nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director. Known in the nonprofit, public, and philanthropic sectors in New Mexico for helping to hold babies, prenatal to three, at the center of needed policies, programs and changes to support early childhood, Brindle embraces a personal, community informed, and caring approach to its grantmaking. With enduring commitment, the foundation has successfully seeded and supported the capacity building of many grassroots initiatives that have gone on to transform the landscape of early childhood in the state.

Donor Relations Associate, Stark Community Foundation (Posted 8/14/19)

The Donor Relations Associate, reporting to the Director of Donor Relations, will assist the needs of the Advancement Department by providing high-quality support to the daily functions of donor management, scholarship management and overall stewardship activities of the Foundation. In addition, and as needed, this position assists with marketing and communication projects to advance the mission of the Foundation.

Nonprofit Center Coordinator, Sobrato Family Foundation (Posted 8/7/19)

The Nonprofit Center Coordinator is a professional, friendly individual who serves as the public contact and a representative of the Sobrato Center for Nonprofits. The position handles inquiries and scheduling for the public meeting rooms, responds to tenant maintenance requests, and supports the capital improvement work of the Sobrato Centers for Nonprofits Redwood Shores. The position is headquartered in Redwood Shores, but works on site at the other Centers in Milpitas and San Jose as needs arise. Attendance at meetings in the Mountain View headquarters is also required.

Program Officer, Higher Education in Prison, Laughing Gull Foundation (Posted 7/18/19)

The Program Officer will engage current grantees, identify new grantees, and support the learning and networking of higher education programs and connected stakeholders in the South. They will also play a critical role in working with other funders, both in the South and nationally, to increase support for higher education in prison programs in the South. The organization is also hiring for a Program Officer, LGBTQ Equality.

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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.

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