The Vermont Community Foundation seeks a Program Associate for Grantmaking who will play a key role on the Grants and Community Impact (GCI) team running the Foundation’s competitive grantmaking processes. The Program Associate for Grantmaking helps to form and support grant review committees, develop grant rounds, respond to questions about grant opportunities, and analyze and track data on grants awarded. For this position, we are looking for candidates who are comfortable supporting collaborative processes with diverse groups of people, curious to learn about new strategies for grantmaking, eager to dig into data and spreadsheets, and able to support the team in its use of grants management software. We require a team member who is deeply committed to promoting equity, addressing structural racism, and fostering belonging for all. We welcome self-starters who value collaboration, who understand systems thinking and demonstrate keen attention to the details, and who will expand the range of lived experiences, creative thinking, and expertise on the GCI team.
For the full job description, please visit vermontcf.org/careers.
The Vermont Community Foundation is committed to addressing diversity, equity, and belonging through a number of channels:
• through the Foundation’s grantmaking—as seen, in particular, by our key COVID-19 pandemic recovery initiatives for Welcoming, Equitable, Anti-Racist Communities;
• through an internal working group that is focused on short- and long-range plans and actions that elevate and expand our organizational values related to race, equity, power, privilege, and engagement; and
• through evaluation and improvement of the organization’s hiring and retention practices.