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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 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

Executive Director, Powell Foundation (Posted 2/11/20)

The Powell Foundation seeks a dynamic, dedicated team player to serve as its next Executive Director. The Executive Director provides the Foundation with strategic leadership and manages its daily operations. Key responsibilities include creating and implementing philanthropic strategies and programs, financial management, team leadership, and external community relations.

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.

Finance and Administration Director, Bohemian Foundation (Posted 2/5/20)

This newly created position will be committed to ensuring the financial integrity of the organization while leading an efficient and effective support services operations. The position will be involved in strategic planning, staff leadership, and responsible for oversight of accounting and finance, information technology, facilities functions, and other support services areas that may evolve in the future. Position will provide analytical and project management support and keep leadership abreast of noteworthy events issues in their areas of responsibility

Director, Grants Administration, The Brown Foundation, Inc. (Posted 2/5/20)

The Brown Foundation seeks an enthusiastic, accomplished, and service-minded professional to join our team as the Director, Grants Administration. The Director, Grants Administration will oversee projects and systems that enable the Foundation to improve its ability to define the impact of grantmaking. To do so, the Director will create, operate and strengthen data and grantmaking systems that lead to the distribution of more than $70 million per year.

Vice President for Administration, Barr Foundation (Posted 1/24/20)

The Vice President for Administration will oversee all aspects of operations including talent and culture; grants management; operational policies, systems, and processes; and technology and physical facilities. In assuming this set of responsibilities, this new leader will have the opportunity to strengthen the organizational infrastructure, enhance the grants management process, accelerate the development of technological systems solutions, and support the development of talent and culture.

Assistant Director, Grants Administration — Flint, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (Posted 1/16/20)

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director, Grants Administration who would join a six-member team responsible for the processing of grants for the Foundation. This position reports to the Director of Grants Administration. The Foundation is hiring for several other roles which can be found on their website.

Program Officer, Andrus Family Fund, Surdna Foundation (Posted 1/15/20)

The Surdna Foundation is seeking a collaborative and innovative Program Officer to join the AFF team in New York. Reporting to the Director of AFF and working in close partnership with the AFF Board and the Surdna Foundation staff, the Program Officer will be instrumental in supporting the Fund’s youth empowerment work and strengthening relationships in the field with a wide range of stakeholders.

Program Officer, LGBTQ Equality, The Laughing Gull Foundation (Posted 1/14/20)

The Program Officer will manage the LGBTQ Equality Program and engage in philanthropic networking and organizing. The Program Officer will engage current grantees, identify new grantees, and support the learning and networking of LGBTQ communities and movements in the South. Given LGF’s plan to spend down in 16 years, and its unique position as the largest Southern-based funder of LGBTQ issues, philanthropic organizing is integral to supporting LGBTQ communities and meeting LGF’s mission. The Program Officer will play a critical role in working with other funders, both in the South and nationally, to increase support for LGBTQ communities in the South.

Communications Officer (Digital), Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation (Posted 1/14/20)

The Communications Officer (CO) is a member of the Communications team, which is based in Schusterman’s Atlanta, Georgia, and Washington, DC, offices. The CO will support a robust digital strategy that aims to elevate key Schusterman priorities. The CO is part of a communications team that uses a range of strategies to support and amplify Schusterman’s grantmaking and program portfolios. This role is responsible for strategically leveraging digital content and channels to share the strategies, work and impact of Schusterman through the lens of its grantees and programs.

Operations Manager; Receptionist, Office Coordinator, Nathan Cummings Foundation (Posted 1/14/20)

The Nathan Cummings Foundation is hiring two roles. The Operations Manager (OM) partners with the Human Resources Generalist (HRG) in overseeing high-level management and important policies and structures to support a diverse culture and a healthy work environment. The OM will conduct the workflow of the department and will be a trusted confidant, and an active listener with creative and challenging ways of thinking that encourages new possibilities whether through use of technology for enhancing productivity and/or as a sounding board to engage around new initiatives that maximize individual and organizational capacity of the Foundation. The Receptionist, Office Coordinator will be a key member of the team implementing foundation-wide support and services and will provide a positive experience to all employees and visitors while accurately maintaining visitors logs and efficiently responding to calls, and creating and organizing monthly schedules that track and monitors all events and meetings.

Program Operations Manager, Population and Reproductive Health, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (Posted 1/14/20)

The Program Operations Manager (POM) will lead the operational aspects of the PRH program. One way to think about this role is as a Chief of Staff of a medium-size nonprofit. The ideal candidate will bring a track record of creating, managing, and adapting operational structures and systems for maximum performance, while also adapting to context and treating others with the highest level of respect.

Senior Grants Manager, Carlson Family Foundation (Posted 1/10/20)

The Senior Grants Manager is an experienced, collaborative and strategic grants administration professional who reports to the Executive Director and provides core leadership for the grants administration function of the Foundation. The Senior Grants Manager will be responsible for working across multiple internal and external teams and integrating the grants administration function with the program, finance, legal, communications, learning and evaluation priorities of the Foundation.

Chief Equity and Learning Officer; Associate Network Officer, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation (Posted 1/10/20)

The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation is hiring two roles: Chief Equity and Learning Officer and Associate Network Officer. The Chief Equity and Learning Officer will lead efforts to advance equity in MRBF’s work, facilitating meaningful conversations and creating space for learning. This person will spearhead the organizational learning about the ever-changing context of the country and the South, and how it affects MRBF’s work and that of their grantee partners, for better or worse. This position will also manage a portfolio of grants and have roles on the equity, program and management teams. The Associate Network Officer will manage existing relationships and identify new ones in specific parts of the South. This person will be a member of the program team and grow into administering a portfolio of grants.

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.

CEO, JF Maddox Foundation (Posted 1/6/20)

The JF Maddox Foundation is looking for the second CEO in its history. The ideal candidate will be an executive with demonstrated success leading a catalytic community, or community-based organization, through changes necessary to achieve sustainable progress towards ambitious goals.

Program Officer, Women’s Economic Empowerment, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (Posted 12/6/19)

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation seeks a Program Officer for the Women’s Economic Empowerment subcomponent of the Global Development and Population Program. The Program Officer will play a critical role in furthering our commitment to women’s economic security and autonomy through fair employment, decent work, and just economic policies that can allow women to narrow the gap between their aspirations for themselves and their families and their experiences in everyday life.

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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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