About the Department:
Organizational Effectiveness and Directed Grantmaking is a Cross-Program team at the Packard Foundation, in the unique position of engaging in grantmaking across all Foundation programs, including funds directed by Trustees and the CEO.
Organizational Effectiveness (OE) grantmaking amplifies and accelerates Packard Foundation strategies to improve the lives of children, families, and communities, advance reproductive health, and protect and restore our planet. OE funds capacity-building projects to strengthen leaders, organizations and networks currently supported by the Foundation.
Directed Grantmaking includes four funds directed by the Packard Foundation Board and CEO. These funds are flexible and can be responsive to crises or emergencies; in 2020, much of these funds will be allocated for COVID-19 purposes.
To learn more about our work, please visit the OE webpage on www.packard.org.
About the Role:
This Program Associate position works primarily in Directed Grantmaking, with some involvement in the Organizational Effectiveness portfolios. This position offers the opportunity to work on funding frontline issues and extraordinary opportunities in partnership with the Packard Foundation’s Leadership Team and Board of Trustees. As a member of the OEDG team, you will work with a dynamic team committed to equitable and trust-based funding of movement building around the world.
This position reports to the Program Operations Manager, and works in partnership with Program Officers within the OEDG Team and the President’s Office.
Through at least August 31, 2020, the Packard Foundation building remains closed, and all employees are working remotely. When the offices re-open, the position is located in downtown Los Altos, California.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
This position will primarily support Directed Grantmaking and Organizational Effectiveness Strategic Opportunities, and may also support other types of grantmaking at the Foundation as needed.
In this role, your duties will include but not be limited to the following:
Grants Management & Grantee Support
Organizational Partnering & Initiatives
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education and Experience
A college degree or equivalent education is highly desired. A minimum of four years of relevant experience is required. Relevant experience may include grantmaking work, development or programmatic experience in the non-profit sector, or any role requiring complex project or budget management. Experience in the nonprofit sector and grant-making processes either with a foundation or grantee perspective is a plus.
Compensation and Benefits:
The position is full-time and non-exempt. Compensation will be commensurate with related work experience and education.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation offers excellent benefits for eligible employees. Current benefits include: medical (HMO and HDHPs), dental and vision coverage; 15% employer contribution to employee retirement plan; life insurance, disability insurance, vacation and sick leave; an adoption benefit; fertility benefit; a financial wellness program; health advocacy services, paid time off to volunteer for nonprofit organizations; matching grants for employee contributions to tax exempt organizations; commute assistance; and tuition assistance.
About the Department:
Organizational Effectiveness and Directed Grantmaking is a Cross-Program team at the Packard Foundation, in the unique position of engaging in grantmaking across all Foundation programs, including funds…