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Careers at NCG

Northern California Grantmakers (NCG) is a dynamic, growing membership organization that brings the philanthropic community together to shift resources, capital, and power back to historically marginalized communities leading transformative change. You would be joining a joyful team of individuals committed to transformation work. Racial equity, belonging, and diversity, equity, and inclusion are baked into everything we do, and we encourage applicants of diverse race, ethnic culture, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, and physical abilities to bring your experiential wisdom along with your expertise.

Benefits and Work Environment

NCG offers competitive benefits that reflect our values and commitment to our team members, including:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vacation, Sick, and Holiday pay
  • 403b Voluntary Plan
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Development and Wellness Funds

Open Positions

Director for Member Engagement

NCG seeks an equity-centered, relationship-oriented leader as Director for Member Engagement to oversee membership engagement, emergent partnerships, and key programming that strengthens our strategic focus on addressing inequities and increases our ability to transform philanthropic practices. The Director ensures that the organization addresses the range of audiences (family, public, private, and corporate foundations and beyond) that comprise the dynamic and diverse people in our philanthropic community. The Director will also work in close partnership with the President and CEO, supervise membership staff, and provide thought partnership across the team as they develop and implement strategies for effective member engagement.


Director for Policy and Movement

NCG seeks an equity-centered, systems change-oriented leader as Director for Policy and Movement to increase philanthropic investments and build power in communities most impacted by racial inequities. The position contributes to increased consciousness in the sector regarding the central role of community-based organizations in anchoring an effective democracy, while building connections between the philanthropic, government, and nonprofit sectors. The Director leads programming that strengthens NCG’s strategic focus on addressing inequities and growing our ability to transform philanthropic practice. The Director will also work in close partnership with the President and CEO, Senior Director of Public Affairs, and supervise policy staff, while leading strategy across the team  to implement effective policy change.