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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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. 

Director of Finance, Community Foundation for Monterey County (Posted 11/9/20)

The Director of Finance has primary hands-on responsibility perform the daily, monthly, and yearly accounting, grantmaking, and employee benefit functions of the Foundation, and to support all staff with financial transactions. The Director of Finance reports to the Vice President of Finance and HR and supervises the Senior Accountant. He/she will assist in managing the financial and accounting operations of the organization, including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, financial statements, payroll, fixed assets management, vendor management, audit and tax return preparation, real estate transactions, investment accounting, banking, gift and grant processing.

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.

Midwest Climate & Energy Program Officers, McKnight Foundation (Posted 10/16/20)
The McKnight Foundation seeks two Program Officers to advance the goal of its Midwest Climate & Energy (MC&E) program to take bold action on the climate crisis by dramatically cutting carbon pollution in the Midwest by 2030. The new Program Officers will help shape and guide the trajectory of the Foundation’s climate initiatives. These roles present exciting opportunities for thought leadership around philanthropic interventions, informed by a deep commitment to racial equity, to support and accelerate climate innovations and strategies.

Administration and Grants Manager, The Sapleo Foundation (Posted 9/30/20)
We seek an outstanding new member of our team, an Administration and Grants Manager (AGM). Reporting to the Executive Director, this is a full-time and exempt position on a 2-person team. The successful candidate will thrive while working remotely and in an office setting (downtown Savannah)

Program Associate (Part-Time), Hoffberger Family Philanthropies (Posted 9/24/20)
The Program Associate will support the programmatic goals and operational requirements of the Hoffberger Foundation, focused primarily on workforce development and children’s mental health in Greater Baltimore. The Program Associate has three primary areas of support: grantmaking, communications, and administrative support. The individual who fills this role should be committed to the foundation’s social justice mission, a strong team player, detail-oriented, flexible, and willing to take on new projects and responsibilities as needed.

Grants Manager & Office Coordinator, The Roundhouse Foundation (Posted 9/16/20)
This position provides programmatic and administrative support and maintains all information relating to the Foundation’s grantmaking role. The Grants Manager will report to the Executive Director and will work cooperatively with the Pine Meadow Ranch Center for the Arts & Agriculture (PMRCAA) staff, as well as with all other Foundation staff. This position will manage Roundhouse Foundation grants through their lifecycle in an online database and ensure proper due diligence, ascertain all appropriate paperwork, and follow-up as necessary. The successful candidate will have relevant software expertise, work effectively across multiple teams, and excellent organizational skills.

Financial Services Controller, The Roundhouse Foundation (Posted 9/16/20)
The Financial Services Controller works at the direction of the Executive Director to provide financial management and informational support for decision making. They report on the Foundation’s operations, day to day accounting, cash management, and banking relationships. This position will also work closely with Trustees with the Foundation’s Investment Team.

Database and Grant Administrator, Kirsch Foundation (Posted 9/14/20)
The Database and Grants Administrator supports the management and implementation of all grants processing for both the staff and grant applicants. Tasks include collecting and reviewing all grant applications and requirements, data entry, and reporting.

Director of Learning, Stupski Foundation (Posted 9/2/20)
Reporting to the Chief Program Officer and directing a small team of consultants, the Director of Learning will design, lead and draw implications from traditional and equity-centered methods of learning and evaluation to inform strategy, grantmaking, and organizational change efforts. Above all, as a member of leadership, the Director will apply their passion for social change; ability to engage with multiple stakeholders; research and analytical capabilities; and unique experience to advance the Foundation’s mission and ambitious strategies over the next nine years while actively engaging in ongoing diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

Grants Assistant, Rockefeller Brothers Fund (Posted 9/1/20)
Reporting to the Grants Manager, Compliance and Grants Administration, the incumbent will provide administrative support in relation to compliance and budgeting, financial management, database, and grant files and records. They will assist with all aspects of grant administration including reviewing and proof-reading grant agreements, and other materials and preparing requests for payment of grants and non-grant appropriations. This role will also provide administrative support the Grants Management/Corporate Secretary team and performs other duties as assigned by the manager.

Chief Financial Officer, Bainum Family Foundation (Posted 8/18/20)
Reporting to the CEO, the new CFO will join a passionate Executive Leadership Team at a pivotal moment in the foundation’s history.  The new CFO will work directly with the CEO, the leadership team, and the Board of Directors to drive changes needed to ensure that the foundation’s financial capabilities, investment portfolio, and programs are aligned and in service of the organization’s mission.  They will also be instrumental in creating a culture of trust and accountability, transparent communication, and continuous improvement and innovation.

Program Director – McGowan Fellows, William G. McGowan Charitable Fund (Posted 7/20/20)
The William G. McGowan Fund seeks a strategic leader who authentically embraces the the values of principled leadership to assume the role of Program Director – McGowan Fellows. Since the establishment of the McGowan Fellows, the program has continued to grow, requiring full management, oversight and leadership.

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.

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