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NCFP Friends of the Family, funders, and Partner Subscribers that are interested in posting a position announcement on the Family Philanthropy Job Board, should email a link to your job description and any announcement language to ncfp@ncfp.org. Please note: if any of the links below do not work for you, please help us to update it by letting us know at ncfp@ncfp.org.

Abundance Director, Grand Victoria Foundation, Chicago Beyond, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (Posted 1/19/22)
The Abundance Director is charged with helping create the conditions within the philanthropic world that will increase racial equity and racial-justice focused grantmaking, and dismantle practices, policies and mindsets that stifle Black abundance. The Director will benefit from the strategic guidance and oversight provided by the leaders of two of the partner organizations: Founder and CEO of Chicago Beyond and President of the Grand Victoria Foundation.

Program Assistant, Rockefeller Family Fund (Posted 1/19/22)
Rockefeller Family Fund (RFF) is seeking a program assistant to provide administrative and programmatic support to our Institutional Accountability and Individual Liberty (IAIL) program and general administrative support for the RFF, particularly regarding board meetings.

Finance and Grants Associate, Rockefeller Family Fund (Posted 1/19/22)
Reporting to the Finance Manager and the Grants Manager, the Finance & Grants Associate is responsible for helping to maintain the weekly financial and grant activities of the Rockefeller Family Fund (RFF), as well as working with RFF’s partner accounting team at Rockefeller Brothers Fund.  The Finance & Grants Associate is integral to the financial and grants management processes of RFF’s program areas as well as various donor-advised funds to help advance RFF’s mission and program goals.

Programs Manager, Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation (Posted 1/19/22)
The Levitt Foundation is seeking an experienced, high-performing Programs Manager to manage the Foundation’s portfolio of Friends of Levitt (FOL) venue partners. This is an exciting opportunity to join a collaborative team environment, working across the organization with Foundation staff and closely with the Programs team to optimize the Foundation’s grantmaking efforts and maximize potential impact.
The Programs Manager will work with existing grantees and play a key role in identifying resources to support the Levitt network, as well as manage network-wide collaborations and opportunities aligned with the Foundation’s values and mission.

Executive Director, Winston Family Foundation (Posted 1/12/22)
Winston Family Foundation has been in existence for some 35 years, but for present purposes it
more closely resembles a start-up with history. The Foundation’s first full-time Executive Director
must have the sensitivity to establish trust relationships with Board members while leading the development of both strategy and staff.

General Counsel & Vice President of Planned Giving, Greater Houston Community Foundation (Posted 1/12/22)
The General Counsel & Vice President of Planned Giving serves as internal lead legal counsel for the Foundation and as primary liaison with outside counsel. In addition, the position is responsible for providing key support for the Foundation’s planned giving program, including attracting and retaining new outright and planned gifts from donors. This person will provide deep technical legal knowledge in this context to help enable the Foundation to attract a greatly increased level of planned gifts.

Philanthropy Advisor – Florida Region, Bessemer Trust (Posted 1/10/22)
Reporting to the Head of Philanthropic Advisory, the Philanthropy Advisor is responsible for providing high-quality advice and solutions to clients. This involves working directly with clients, client advisors, and other service teams across our core areas of expertise: philanthropic planning, grantmaking, governance and family engagement. Depending on where clients are in their philanthropic journeys, the Philanthropic Advisory team may serve as thought partners, facilitators, navigators, ambassadors, and connectors to help clients advance their goals and objectives. The Philanthropy Advisor will serve as the Florida Region practice lead with a preference for the candidate being based in Miami.

Director of Finance and Administration, Ruth Mott Foundation (Posted 1/10/22) 
The Ruth Mott Foundation seeks nominations and applications for a new Director of Finance & Administration. Reporting to the President and working in close partnership with the senior leadership team, the Director of Finance & Administration (the Director) will manage the finance, accounting, human resources, and facilities administration of the Foundation, including payables, payroll, benefits administration, and computer networking. As a member of the Foundation’s senior leadership, the Director plays a significant role in strategic planning and policy development at the Foundation.

Director of Fund Development, Rose Community Foundation (Posted 12/20/21)
Rose Community Foundation seeks a Director of Fund Development to create new relationships for Rose Community Foundation with prospective donors, donor-advised fundholders, nonprofit fundholders, and other philanthropic partners. With equal passions for people and philanthropy, the Director of Fund Development is a connection-maker with an emphasis on engaging new, diverse communities in philanthropy and the development of charitable resources.

Grants Manager, Family Philanthropy, Bainum Family Foundation (Posted 12/20/21)
The Grants Manager, Family Philanthropy is responsible for the efficient and effective implementation of the Foundation’s policies and procedures related to grants and contracts management. S/he will primarily support the Family Philanthropy Initiative to facilitate grantmaking and contracting processes that align with the Foundation’s family giving strategy. They will collaborate with key internal stakeholders, including the Grants Management team, to strategically develop and maintain comprehensive grants/contract policies and practices.

Program Director, J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation (Posted 12/15/21)
The Program Director is part of a entrepreneurially minded team of individuals committed to stewarding the Marriott family’s resources with the highest standard of excellence and ambition for impact. Program Directors are responsible for shaping and constantly evaluating the Foundation’s strategy through all phases of grantmaking.

Director of Operations, Levitt Foundation (Posted 12/8/21)
The Director of Operations manages the overall administration of this evolving nonprofit organization, with the Operations team providing daily support to the Executive Director. This position manages the organization’s office operations, human resources, financial reporting, and IT infrastructure. The Director of Operations plays a key role in ensuring all systems and procedures add to the efficiency of the organization so that the Foundation’s mission can be realized in the most cost-efficient and effective way.

Chief Executive Officer, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation (Posted 12/5/21)
The Babcock Foundation is seeking a transformative and inclusive leader with the experience, ability and optimism to grow and implement our vision for change in the region and within the larger philanthropic sector. Reporting to the board of directors, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for managing the overall operations of the Foundation including: organizational leadership and management, and field leadership.

Digital Communications Associate, Levitt Foundation (Posted 11/30/21)
The Digital Communications Associate manages the day-to-day scheduling and posting of content on Levitt’s various social media channels and tracks and monitors results to advance the vision, mission and core values of Levitt programs. The Digital Communications Associate also writes mission- and values-driven content for the Levitt blog, produces and updates content for the MMLF and Levitt AMP websites, creates short multimedia videos, and designs eblasts, web banners and other collateral materials.

Impact Advisor, Boldly Go Philanthropy (Posted 11/19/21)
The new Impact Advisor will help lead firm development activities and philanthropic client projects across a variety of issues, including education, environment, health, economic opportunity, racial equity, and civic infrastructure. No two days will be the same. You will design, facilitate, plan, and make valuable partnerships, as you
help with client engagements and firm development projects.

Communications Manager, Stupski Foundation (Posted 11/19/21)
Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Communications Manager will help ensure the Foundation’s internal and external stakeholders are better supported in delivering dynamic, imaginative communications in alignment with the Foundation’s aims and brand.

Vice President of Community Impact, Rose Community Foundation (Posted 11/16/21)
The Vice President of Community Impact will work closely with the community impact team, data/grant operations team, President and CEO, and other members of the leadership team, to develop and implement integrated grantmaking and community impact strategies that – per our 2020 strategic plan – advance equity and justice, inclusion and engagement, and grow resources devoted to mission-aligned regional good.

Digital Communications Associate, Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation (Posted 11/16/21)
The Digital Communications Associate manages the day-to-day scheduling and posting of content on Levitt’s various social media channels and tracks and monitors results to advance the vision, mission and core values of Levitt programs. The Digital Communications Associate also writes mission- and values-driven content for the Levitt blog, produces and updates content for the MMLF and Levitt AMP websites, creates short multimedia videos, and designs eblasts, web banners and other collateral materials. 

Grants and Foundation Administrator, The Volgenau Foundation (Posted 11/10/21)
The Foundation is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented, and self-motivated part-time Grants and Foundation Administrator. The Grants and Foundation Administrator will manage TVF’s online grants management platform, monitor reporting processes and grantee communication, provide administrative support to the executive director, and as requested, conduct research on program related issues.

Grants Manager, Harvey L. Miller Family of Foundations (Posted 11/4/21)
The grants manager’s responsibilities include: working with the Foundation Director to design and implement grantmaking operations; ensuring grantees’ compliance with grant terms and conditions; ensuring integrity of the grants management database; and fulfilling the information needs of the foundations’ various stakeholders such as clients and grantees.

Program Officer, Philanthropy Grantmaking, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (Posted 11/4/21)
The Program Officer will oversee Hewlett’s philanthropy grantmaking portfolio of approximately $6 million annually, as well as a small portfolio of philanthropic sector memberships. The Program Officer is expected to actively contribute to and learn from the sector and to serve as a strong team member – to both the Effective Philanthropy Group and the Hewlett Foundation overall. The ideal candidate brings curiosity, growth mindset, experience in philanthropy, and strong communication skills.

Vice President for Advancement and Philanthropic Services, The Foundation For Delaware County (Posted 11/1/21)
The Vice President for Advancement and Philanthropic Services works directly with the foundation’s President and board of directors to plan and ensure that all activity is carried out in support of advancement, philanthropic services, estate planning, and communications for this fast paced, rapidly growing Media-based community foundation serving all of Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

VP for Finance and Operations, Sobrato Philanthropies (Posted 11/1/21)
Sobrato Philanthropies seeks a Vice President, Finance and Operations to join its collaborative leadership team at a time of tremendous growth, change, and opportunity for the organization and the communities it serves. The VP, Finance and Operations (VPFO) will be Sobrato Philanthropies’ senior finance and operations leader, and its primary authority on foundation regulations and trends.  The VPFO will build functional capacity and strategic alignment both within Sobrato Philanthropies, and through its engagement with TSO as a whole.

Program Associate, Effective Philanthropy Group, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (Posted 10/21/21)
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation seeks a Program Associate for the Effective Philanthropy Group. As a member of the Effective Philanthropy Group (EPG), the Program Associate will provide administrative and project-related support for the Organizational Effectiveness and Philanthropy Grantmaking programs.

Membership Engagement Coordinator, Northern California Grantmakers (Posted 10/15/21)
This role requires a local Bay Area person with strong execution skills and detail orientation, the interpersonal savvy to work effectively with a range of external and internal partners, and the acumen and intellectual ability to support various strategic initiatives. The ideal candidate will identify with the goals and mission of NCG and believe in the power of people coming together for change. While a part of the Member Engagement team, the Coordinator is also expected to support the Public Affairs and Operations and Finance team as necessary and appropriate.  A successful candidate will need to blend flexibility with disciplined execution and strong self-awareness and confidence in operating through informal channels as well as established hierarchy.

Executive Director, Walker Foundation (Posted 10/14/21)
The Walker Foundation is a private family foundation established in 1972 and located in Jackson, Mississippi. The Executive Director with have overall responsibility for the Walker Foundation’s operations, grantmaking, governance and fulfillment of its mission. He or she will work from the office in Mississippi and remotely when necessary.

Vice President of Finance and Operations, Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund (Posted 10/14/21)
The Vice President of Finance and Operations (VP) plays a critical leadership role in caring for and developing the talented and dedicated Haas Jr. staff team and ensuring the long-term financial and operational viability of the foundation. The VP provides leadership and management direction to the investment, accounting, finance, legal, human resources, information technology and facilities management functions of the Haas, Jr. Fund.

Communications and Outreach Associate, Rose Community Foundation (Posted 10/14/21)
Rose Community Foundation seeks a Communications and Outreach Associate to utilize digital platforms, social media channels, print and video materials, and earned media to highlight the organization and its donor and nonprofit partners, amplify the Foundation’s thought leadership on key issues and promote a culture of engaged philanthropy.

Director of Operations, Steans Family Foundation (Posted 10/8/21)
The Steans Family Foundation (SFF) seeks a full-time Director of Operations to work with internal and external stakeholders to execute SFF’s mission and goals. As the Steans Family Foundation has expanded significantly over the past few years, the new Director of Operations role is designed to address the operational and communication needs across all the “pillars” of its grantmaking and policy programs.

Independent Trustee, Nathan Cummings Foundation (Posted 10/8/21)
The Nathan Cummings Foundation (NCF) is pleased to invite nominations and applications for an Independent Trustee of the Board of Directors. The new Independent Trustee will join the board of 15, including ten (10) family members and four (4) additional independent trustees in realizing the full potential, power, and impact of a foundation to use its leadership, grantmaking, and endowment to support the Foundation’s focus areas.

Managing Director of Philanthropy/Senior Program Officer, Miller Family Foundation (Posted 10/7/21)
The Managing Director of Philanthropy/Senior Program Officer will work closely with the Executive Director, other Miller Family Philanthropy staff, and members of the Miller family on philanthropic strategy, program development, all phases of grantmaking, and the continued operation of existing Miller Family Philanthropy initiatives. The ideal candidate is a high-impact professional who thrives in a team environment and will be motivated by the mission and values of Miller Family Philanthropy.

Grants Manager, Harvey L. Miller Family of Foundations (Posted 9/3/21)
The Grants Manager provides support to the Foundation Director in coordinating grantmaking for four unique family foundations with diverse interest areas, such as medical research, disaster relief, human services, arts and culture, education, and social and environmental justice.

Managing Director of Democracy and Policy Advisor, Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation (Posted 9/2/31)
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation (AMBFF) invites nominations and applications for the role of Managing Director of Democracy and Public Policy Advisor. Reporting to the Foundation’s President, the Managing Director and Public Policy Advisor will facilitate the development of AMBFF’s strategy and learning agenda to strengthen democracy through promoting civic participation, protecting voting rights, and enhancing the role that journalism can play in informing citizens and supporting healthy civil discourse.

Executive Director, Laughing Gull Foundation (Posted 8/10/21)
The Laughing Gull Foundation’s (LGF) Board of Directors seeks an Executive Director who is an energetic and empathetic leader to guide and manage the next chapter of LGF’s impact. Laughing Gull’s next Executive Director will work out of our newly built-out offices in downtown Durham, North Carolina. They will be a strong internal manager and external organizer. The successful candidate will utilize their high-level leadership, emotional intelligence, and management skills to lead LGF in advancing justice in the South.

Executive Director, Private Family Foundation (Posted 8/9/21)

A Boston-area philanthropist seeks an Executive Director who will be a partner in helping shape, grow and manage a dynamic family foundation. Founded five years ago, the Foundation makes grants primarily in three areas: arts, education, and fighting against food insecurity, predominantly in the Greater Boston area. There is a strong value on creativity, amplifying the voices of others, and encouraging those helped to pay it forward. The Foundation is managed presently by its Founder with a lean support staff. A small board – which will grow over time – makes funding and policy decisions for the Foundation. While the Founder will continue to be actively engaged in the Foundation’s work, she is seeking to put day-to-day operations in the hands of a reliable, capable, and enterprising leader.

President, Flora Family Foundation (Posted 8/9/21)
Reporting to the Board of Directors and overseeing a professional team, the President will serve as a partner for all Family Council members, accompanying them on their philanthropic journeys as well as leading the Foundation in a way that is an authentic reflection of their interests.  Ensuring ideas are put into action and that the Foundation moves effectively into its next phase of impact, the President will spearhead and advise on initiatives that will ensure the organization delivers on the family’s priorities locally and internationally.

Director of Foundation Operations, Roundhouse Foundation (Posted 8/8/21)
The Director of Operations works in close partnership with the Executive Director, providing organizational leadership and support for teams critical to the successful daily operation of the Foundation. The Director of Operations oversees the Foundation’s business operations including accounting, cash management, and banking relationships. In addition, this position oversees foundation technology as well as human resources. They will also provide support to the staff, Trustees, Finance Committee and Investment Team partners as directed, assisting with implementation of the mission, vision, and strategies of the Foundation.

Philanthropy Advisor, Silicon Valley Community Foundation (Posted 7/30/21)
Reporting to the Director of Donor Engagement, SVCF is seeking a full-time Philanthropy Advisor to develop trusted partnerships with a portfolio of donors by supporting their journey to become effective philanthropists.  This position facilitates all aspects of donor giving and grantmaking, provides strategic guidance, and stays abreast of philanthropic best practices.

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. Please note: if any of the links below do not work for you, please help us to update it by letting us know at ncfp@ncfp.org.