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NCFP Job Board

job-interview-cartoon-400wWe 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 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 a link 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 Position Openings and Volunteer Opportunities

The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) Vice President, Development and Marketing (Expired)
The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) is seeking a Vice President, Development and Marketing to join its dynamic and goal-oriented team. The Vice President, Development and Marketing is responsible for all fundraising and marketing strategy and execution to increase public awareness of NCFP, inspire target markets to choose NCFP, and grow the base of philanthropic support for NCFP.

NCFP Friends and Funders: Featured Position Openings

NCFP’s Friends of the Family network is composed of more than 250 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

Program Officer, Sunlight Giving (Posted 4/17/18)
The Program Officer provides day-to-day management of relationships with applicants and grantees throughout the grant process. The Program Officer performs due diligence on applicant organizations and participates in grantmaking planning, strategy and evaluation. This position is full-time exempt and reports to the Vice President of Program and the Managing Director of Sunlight Giving.

Special Assistant, President's Office, Nathan Cummings Foundation (Posted 4/17/18)
The Nathan Cummings Foundation (NCF) is recruiting n Special Assistant (SA) to join the President’s office team. The SA will report to the President and also to the Chief of Staff/Board Liaison (COS/BL), and will play a critical support role in creating a highly functioning team and organization. 

Program Associate, David and Lucile Packard Foundation (Posted 4/13/18)
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is seeking an experienced Program Associate who is organized, enthusiastic, and interested in their work to join the Children, Families, and Communities (CFC) Program team.

Executive Assistant/Communications Coordinator, Ball Brothers Foundation (Posted 3/22/2018)
The primary responsibilities for the candidate include managing the schedules of BBF’s President/COO and Program Officers, preparing materials and ensuring effective meeting arrangements, and managing the daily operations of the office. Working in close collaboration with the BBF team, s/he will also coordinate internal and external communications materials and the Foundation’s on-line presence.

Foundation Services Associate, Greater Houston Community Foundation (Posted 3/1/2018)
The Greater Houston Community Foundation is seeking an energetic, customer service minded candidate to assist in providing high touch, customized, business operations functions to our Foundation Services clients. This role is a combination of exceptional back-office provision, special-project fund administration, and high-level project support.

Learning Officer, Ruth Mott Foundation (Posted 3/1/18)
The Ruth Mott Foundation is hiring a Learning Officer who will be responsible for evaluating the Foundation’s grants and overseeing data and information management to ensure that grantee report data is captured and reported in ways that document and demonstrate the organization’s learning and results. 

Executive Director, Leever Foundation (Posted 2/16/18) 
The executive director will be the primary liaison to the community, grant seekers, government, social services agencies and organizations, and other funders with an emphasis on building and maintaining meaningful, cooperative, and professional relationships through networking, collaborating with other community leaders, and representing the Foundation’s core mission, values, and beliefs.

Education Program Officer, The Stolte Family Foundation (Posted 2/15/18) 
The program officer, working under the guidance of the Executive Director and closely with SFF Trustees, will be responsible for the strategy and 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, and be empowered to shape the direction of SFF’s Education Theory of Change.

Director Finance & Administration, J. Williard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation (Posted 2/12/18)
The Director, Finance & Administration (i.e., Director) reports to and works hand-in-hand with the Executive Director to execute key priorities across multiple functional areas of the Foundation. The Director will provide operational leadership, manage certain day-to-day finances and support the Executive Director in overall strategic vision and planning for the Foundation.

President, Frey Foundation (Posted 1/22/18)
The Frey Foundation seeks a passionate leader. The qualified candidate should demonstrate success in reaching out to the community by working with nonprofit, foundation, business and local governmental leaders whose interests are aligned with those of the Foundation.  An ability to build on the Foundation’s reputation as a responsive, accessible and trusted partner is a necessity.  

Senior Grants Manager, Pacific Foundation Services, LLC (Posted 1/10/18)
Pacific Foundation Services, LLC is looking for a highly skilled administrative professional to join the team with executive and program staff. This position will focus on Sunlight Giving, a family foundation that supports local and national organizations that provide basic services to low-income families with children ages 0-5, and several related philanthropic entities.

Program Officer Education Policy, Robins Foundation (Posted 1/10/18)
The Program Officer will create and nurture strong community relationships and foster collaboration between community stakeholders such as peer funders, community groups/residents, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in education policy and advocacy, particularly related to early childhood and K-12 education. 

Program Officer, The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation (Posted 1/10/18)
The Program Officer will join a small, hands-on, high touch, and strategic program team. The Program Officer may help shape and implement grantmaking visions across the Foundation’s three program areas (Art, Education and Environment); however, an applicant with grantmaking experience in education, particularly around learning and attention issues, is preferred.

Vice President Philanthropy, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (Posted 1/4/2018)
This position serves as the Vice President, Philanthropy and leads the Philanthropy Department, which is responsible for asset building and donor sustainability through expanded prospect and donor philanthropy.

Executive Director, Hidden Leaf Foundation (Posted 1/4/2018)
Hidden Leaf board and staff are excited to engage a visionary, strategic, and highly collaborative ED to work as a true partner to an effective, loving, committed staff and board. As the first non-family member to lead the foundation, the next ED will build upon HL’s strong, long-term relationships with a wide range of grantees and partners, while also deepening HL’s internal and external capacity as the grantmaking budget grows. 

Sobrato Family Foundation, Nonprofit Center Coordinator (Posted 12/20/2017)
The Nonprofit Center Coordinator is a professional, friendly individual who serves as the public contact and a representative of the Sobrato Center for Nonprofits. 

Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation, Senior Arts Education Program Officer (Posted 12/7/2017)
The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation was founded in 1995 by Maria-Gaetana (Tana) von Spreti Matisse, wife of the late art dealer and collector, Pierre Matisse.  The Foundation’s principles reflect Tana and Pierre’s pursuit of excellence in the arts. 

Robins Foundation, Program Officer, Education Policy (Posted 12/7/2017)
The successful candidate will demonstrate strong integrity, humility and discretion to complement the Foundation’s mission and vision. A proven ability to work in a lean, intense, results-oriented environment using keen interpersonal and cultural competence is preferred.

Roy and Patricia Disney Family Foundation, Executive Director (Posted 12/7/2017)
The Roy and Patricia Disney Family Foundation seeks an inspirational and engaging leader to serve as Executive Director.

The Ruth Mott Foundation, Grants Manager (Posted 12/1/2017)
Oversees the administration of grants and manages the data systems for tracking and evaluating program impact. Serves as an important resource to foundation staff, applicants and grantees.

The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, Program Officer (Posted 9/11/2017)
The Program Officer supports the development, execution, and evaluation of strategies and initiatives that cultivate, connect and support networks of diverse adults after the Israel experience.

The Graustein Memorial Fund, Director of Educational Strategy (Posted 9/11/2017)
This is a newly created position that will set strategic direction and lead implementation of the equity in education strategy.  As we seek to grow the foundation’s impact and capitalize on momentum around equity in education, the Director will also play a key role as a spokesperson for the equity in education strategy.

TCC Group, Senior Philanthropy Consultant (Posted 8/23/2017)
TCC is currently seeking an exceptional and versatile full-time Senior Consultant to join the firm’s Philanthropy Team.  We work with a broad range of philanthropic entities, including private, family, and community foundations, helping them address fundamental questions about their mission, vision, impact, programs and operations.

Walter & Elise Haas Fund, Executive Director (Posted 8/23/2017)
The Walter & Elise Haas Fund (“the Fund”) is a private family foundation. Its current program areas include the Arts, Economic Security, Education, and Jewish Life. The Fund also currently provides community support by maintaining a $1 million fund for safety net programs.

Heising-Simons Foundation Program Associate, Education (Posted 8/9/2017)
The Program Associate provides administrative and program-related support to the Foundation’s Education portfolio. As assigned by the Program Director of Education, the Program Associate may be involved in the initial screening of potential grantees, arranging meetings with potential grantees, preparing docket materials, and monitoring ongoing grants. 

Senior Program Officer, Carlson Family Foundation (Posted 7/5/2017)
The Carlson Family Foundation seeks a highly experienced grantmaking professional who will lead efforts to achieve the highest possible value from the Foundation’s grantmaking investments in the community.

Senior Philanthropy Consultant, TCC Group (Posted 6/29/2017)
TCC Group is a mission-driven strategy consulting firm committed to helping diverse social actors strengthen and scale their work.

The Collins Foundation Chief Financial Officer (6/12/2017)
The Chief Financial Officer plays a key role in the overall management of the Foundation. The person selected for this position will be responsible for all financial planning and compliance, including accounting for a diverse investment portfolio, annual audit and oversight of tax return filing.

Philanthropic Advisor & Regional Director, The Oregon Community Foundation (Posted 6/7/2017)
The Oregon Community Foundation is recruiting for a full-time Philanthropic Advisor and Regional Director I responsible for introducing and familiarizing the service region with the work carried out by OCF.

Perrin Family Foundation, Program Associate (Posted 5/1/2017)
PFF seeks a creative, forward thinking Program Associate to provide key administrative and programmatic support for the foundation’s core operations, communications, and grantmaking. This is a full time, salaried position based in New Haven, CT.

The T.L.L. Temple Foundation, Senior Program Officer-Education & Economic Development (Posted 4/28/2017)

The senior program officer for education and economic development will be part of the foundation’s leadership team along with the senior program officer for health, human services, and arts and culture. 

Orange County Community Foundation, Executive Assistant, Philanthropic Planning and External Relations (Posted 4/3/2017)
The Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the Vice President of Philanthropic Planning and External Relations and intermittent clerical support to the other five members of the department.

Levitt Foundation, Digital Communications Associate (Posted 3/20/2017)
The Digital Communications Associate oversees the day-to-day scheduling and posting of content on the Levitt Foundation’s various social media channels and tracks and monitors results.

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Senior Giving Strategies Officer (Posted 3/20/2017)
GCF is looking for a Senior Giving Strategies Officer. This position plays a significant leadership role in developing and carrying out GCF’s plans and strategies for engaging donors through superior relationship management.

David and Lucile Packard Foundation, The Associate Program Officer (Posted 3/14/2017)
We are seeking an APO to work in the President’s Office and directly with the President and CEO in close collaboration with other programs and departments in the Foundation on a range of projects

David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Administrative Coordinator (Posted 3/14/2017)
The Conservation and Science Program (C&S) is looking for an experienced and personable administrative coordinator to join our exciting team!

Greater Houston Community Foundation, Foundation Services Associate (Posted 3/13/2017)
GHCF is seeking an energetic, customer service minded candidate to assist in providing high touch, customized, business operations functions and grant administration to our Foundation Services clients. 

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Operations Associate, Marine Conservation Initiative (Posted 3/13/2017)
The Marine Conservation Initiative (MCI) currently works to support healthy ocean ecosystems in the U.S. and Canada that can sustain food, jobs and recreation over the long term by focusing on two of the largest, yet most solvable, threats to the oceans: overfishing—including bycatch and discards of unwanted catch—and habitat degradation.

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Operations Associate, Andes-Amazon Initiative (Posted 3/13/2017)
The Andes-Amazon Initiative's goal is to conserve the Amazonian natural ecosystems, which provide habitat for biodiversity and regulate the regional climate cycle

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Operations Associate, Conservation and Markets (Posted 3/13/2017)
The Operations Associate provides key team coordination for the Conservation and Markets Initiative and is accountable for enabling effective Initiative operations. 

David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Facilities Technician (Posted 3/8/2017)
The Facilities Technician contributes to the work of the Foundation by performing general maintenance and repairs.

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Patient Care Program (Posted 3/3/2017)
The Patient Care Program is seeking a Program Officer to provide programmatic, strategic and implementation support to the Patient Care Program’s portfolio focused on care for people with serious illness.

S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, Program Associate Environment (Posted 3/3/2017)
The Program Associate will support grantmaking across the Environment team, with a primary focus on the portfolios for capacity-building and land. 

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 openings at the national level.

Change Philanthropy Job Bank

Chronicle of Philanthropy Job Search

Council on Foundations Job Search

Inside Philanthropy Nonprofit Career Center

Philanthropy News Digest Job Board

Regional Association Job Boards

NCFP is close partners with the nation's network of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, and it's parent organization the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers. These regional philanthropy groups are often a great place to start when identifying openings in a particular city or region.

Arizona Grantmakers Forum

Associated Grant Makers (Massachusetts and New Hampshire)

Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers

Colorado Association of Funders

Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

Council of Michigan Foundations

Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

Florida Philanthropic Network

Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania

Indiana Philanthropy Alliance

Iowa Council of Foundations Philanthropy Career Center

Maine Philanthropy Center

Minnesota Council on Foundations

North Carolina Network of Grantmakers

Northern California Grantmakers

NY Funders Alliance

Philanthropy Ohio

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Philanthropy New York

Philanthropy Northwest

Philanthropy Southwest

Southeastern Council of Foundations

Southern California Grantmakers

Wisconsin Philanthropy Network