This position is the lead program person responsible for managing, and coordinating all critical administrative activities associated with the foundation’s capacity building program, Alchemy. In addition, this role provides administrative and programmatic support to the Program department, by working closely with more senior Program staff and the Grants Management team to carry out traditional grantmaking activities as well as other special projects, assignments, and initiatives as strategically defined by the Trustees.
Service Goal Consistently promotes and models courteous LAUP/community service in a prompt and efficient manner. Maintains positive relationships with all LAUP internal and external contacts through professional honest interaction. Responds to requests quickly and professionally recognizing that a request serves an organization and/or community need.
LAUP Vision Supports LAUP vision of Education Justice: Every child will succeed in school and life.
This position performs a high level of support and programmatic duties for the Vice President of Programs and other programs areas as directed, including special projects. The Programs Team consists of Programs Officers, Programs Associates & Assistants - a team focused on grantmaking as overseen by CCF board, on behalf of LA County-based nonprofits in education, arts, healthcare, foster youth, and many special initiatives.
ROLE SUMMARY: This position relies on strong analytical, strategic, collaboration, and leadership skills as well as an understanding of how to build a learning organization that embraces continuous improvement. The Director supports organizational learning and plays a leadership role in knowledge generation and synthesis. Evaluation and learning will inform planning and decision-making across the Foundation.
Despite some signs of recovery, California nonprofits continue to face post–Great Recession challenges. Though decreased revenues may reflect broad trends facing the nonprofit sector, many challenges are rooted in nonprofit–government contract and grant administration processes.
Our mission is to harness philanthropy’s expanding potential for impact and change to help end homelessness in America. Our goal is to build and engage a national network of funders who are committed to solving homelessness through leadership, education, and advocacy; strategic collaboration and grantmaking; and effective promotion and replication of promising practices in their communities and across the nation.
Reporting to the vice president, programs, the program officer enables CCF to invest its resources in a strategic, accessible, fair, and thoughtful manner. The position requires a commitment to community-minded thought leadership and significant experience in: strategy development, donor relations / fundraising; program design and management; nonprofit capacity building
The Position As a senior staff generalist reporting to the Director of Programs, the Program Director is responsible for managing a portfolio of projects and programs, developing new opportunities, and serving as a resource in their field(s) of expertise.
Reporting to the president and CEO and serving as a member of the executive management committee, the vice president for public affairs will oversee the unification of three separate functions across Cal Wellness: communications (both internal and external), community relations, and public policy. The newly created department of public affairs will support programmatic efforts to advocate for access and equity and foster additional collaboration among Foundation staff.