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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.

Program Manager, The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation (Posted 8/15/20)
The Foundation manages a sizeable portfolio and invites grant proposals from nonprofit organizations on an ongoing basis. The Program Manager will work closely with Foundation staff and Trustees on Foundation strategy, program development and all phases of grantmaking. This position will require using a diversity of models and approaches in solving social challenges, including approaches aimed at disrupting and reshaping systems to achieve equitable and sustainable outcomes.

Director of Human Resources, McKnight Foundation (Posted 8/20/20)
The Director of Human Resources will oversee a team of two and work closely with senior leaders to administer HR practices that span talent management, total rewards, organizational effectiveness, and culture.

Director of Information Technology, McKnight Foundation (Posted 8/20/20)
The Director of Information Technology will develop and drive a holistic IT strategy that supports and adapts to the changing demands of the modern workplace, aligns with the Foundation’s strategic goals, reflects its values, and addresses the needs of all stakeholders.

Program Officer, Rasmuson Foundation (Posted 8/19/20)
The successful candidate will serve as a resource for the Foundation board and work with everyone on staff in a fast-paced, detail-oriented collaborative environment. As such, the person will need to bring a blend of tact, diplomacy, joy and creativity to the position. The individual will manage a grant portfolio of $20 million to $25 million.

Program Associate, Education, Barr Foundation (Posted 8/19/20)
The Barr Foundation is seeking a program associate to provide programmatic and administrative support to members of the Education team. This includes help to manage grantmaking, external relationships, and research and convening required to advance the strategic goals of the Education program. The program associate will report to the senior program officer for the Catalyze New Models portfolio, and will also work closely with the portfolio’s program officer.

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.

Associate Donor Relations Officer, Oregon Community Foundation (Posted 8/17/20)
The Associate Donor Relations Officer (Associate DRO) collaborates with Donor Relations Officers to expand the Donor Relations Branch stewardship capacity and deliver a personalized stewardship approach that achieves each donor’s philanthropic goals.

Philanthropic Services Coordinator, Oregon Community Foundation (Posted 8/17/20)
The Philanthropic Services Coordinator collaborates with the Sr. Philanthropic Services Officer to provide planning, process management, reporting, and administrative support for a portfolio of complex entities: Supporting Organizations, Charitable Remainder Trusts, and Charitable Gift Annuities (CGAs).

Program Officer, Local Grantmaking Program, David & Lucile Packard Foundation (Posted 8/12/20)
Reporting to the Director of Local Grantmaking, the Program Officer (PO) will serve in a new role on the LGP team leading a grantmaking portfolio whose investments advance creative, environmental and civic organizations that connect people with art, nature and their communities, creating a unique sense of place for all. Grants have typically supported performing and visual arts, art service, environmental and conservation, and civic organizations interested in a robust quality of life in communities.

Chief Operating Officer, Greater Washington Community Foundation (Posted 8/12/20)
Reporting to the CEO, the COO will drive key operational and administrative functions to ensure the Community Foundation has the infrastructure needed to continue the organization’s success and impact. The COO will lead critical initiatives such as a technology transformation that allows the Foundation to expand its footprint and meet the increasing needs of our funder holders, partners and of our community.

President & CEO, The Boston Foundation (Posted 8/11/20)
The President and CEO will drive organizational initiatives, both strategic and tactical, that will catalyze this ambitious mission in the Greater Boston community. To be successful, the President and CEO will embrace the Foundation’s values statement to “foster collaboration and heal racial, ethnic and community divisions.” These values require that the President and CEO and the Foundation engage with the Greater Boston community with empathy and authenticity so that ideas and voices coming from places of genuine need are fully heard and engaged. This inclusive based approach to the Foundation’s work applies within the organization and the new CEO will continue to inculcate these values in the internal operations of the Foundation.

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.

Program Director, The Longbrake Family Foundation (Posted 6/15/20)
The program director is a newly created role that will build on the past twenty years of family-directed work and elevate it to a new level of impact. This person will have the opportunity to shape and influence the family’s newly defined focus area and once the program design is complete, bring it to life through thoughtful implementation and managing ongoing operations. The Foundation’s assets will increase in the coming years and the program(s) designed by this new leader have the potential to grow and scale significantly over time.

Program and Grant Officer, Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities (Posted 5/22/20)
The Raskob Foundation’s mission is to aid the Catholic Church and organizations and ministries associated with it.  The Foundation seeks an experienced Program and Grant Officer who thinks strategically, works collaboratively, and pursues innovative solutions to join our team. The Program and Grant Officer leads the grant making and philanthropic programs of the Foundation.

President, McKnight Foundation (Posted 4/10/20)
The next President will foster innovation and thoughtfully manage the organization’s evolution and pursuit of societal equity. S/he will balance the complexity of working within a sophisticated organization undergoing significant change, a family foundation, and a community setting. S/he will bring a fresh perspective, reenergize the culture, inspire board and staff, and advance the Foundation’s critical work.

Virtual Grants Specialist, Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation (Posted 3/30/20)
This part time contract opportunity ($30/hr at approx. 10-18 hours per month from March through December of 2020) is focused on ensuring smooth execution of the Foundation’s program grant process, including monthly staff/grantee communications; preparing, processing and tracking/reviewing grant milestones, letters and payments; and enhancing the foundation’s use of our Foundant Grants Management system regarding grantee connections/communications, reporting functions, dashboard looks, etc.

Chief Executive Officer, Grantmakers in Aging (Posted 3/26/20)
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the overall successful operation and performance of GIA. All activities of GIA shall be carried out under the leadership and direction of the CEO who, in partnership with the Board, sets the strategic direction of the organization and oversees daily operations to ensure GIA achieves its strategic and financial objectives. The CEO manages an annual budget of approximately $1.6 million and oversees three staff.

Senior Officer, Pew Fund, Pew Charitable Trusts (Posted 3/5/20)
The senior officer, Pew Fund position offers a unique opportunity to help guide the use of Pew’s local resources in support of high-quality and effective services for populations in need. The Pew Fund’s approach is rigorous with a focus on research-informed strategies that will lead to measurable improvements in the lives of those most vulnerable.

Program Officer, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (Posted 2/20/20)
Reporting to Education Program Director Kent McGuire, the Program Officer will work closely with a dedicated and dynamic team to advance the portfolio’s overarching goal of transforming the K-12 system into one designed to prepare students to take advantage of known and unknown possibilities in civic life and the world of work.

Administrative and Grants Assistant, Benida Group (Posted 2/7/20)
The position provides administrative support to the Program & Grants Manager and the Foundation Director, as part of a three-person team serving four unique grantmaking foundations including The Harvey L. Miller Family Foundation. This individual participates in handling general office tasks and special projects, assisting foundation staff and board members.

Harris Professional Development Network Manager, Irving Harris Foundation ( Posted 1/10/20)
The Harris Professional Development Network Manager will expand the reach and expertise of the Harris Professional Development Network, which is an innovative network of 19 multi-disciplinary programs from 12 states, DC and Israel, all of which are Foundation grantees. The PDN trains the infant and early childhood mental health workforce, develops, promotes, and integrates core developmental and mental health principles into systems and services, and informs public policy around young children’s social and emotional development.

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