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Vice President, Programs & Strategic Initiatives (Amalgamated Foundation)

Company Name

Amalgamated Foundation

Company City

Washington, DC

Company State


Job Location

Remote (within United States)

Company Information

The Amalgamated Foundation is redefining philanthropy by empowering activism, harnessing generosity, and leveraging technology to build new pathways to move resources quickly and strategically to the frontlines of social change. Since launching in 2018, the Foundation has given away $500 million and built a strong network of partners across the sector. With a goal of reaching $1 billion contributed by 2026, the Foundation is focused on leveling up for sustainable future growth and increasing its ability to seed, convene, and build movements.

Job Description

To support their growth trajectory, the Foundation is seeking nominations and applications for the newly created position of Vice President of Programs & Strategic Initiatives (VP). This VP will play an instrumental role in helping guide the Foundation’s next chapter, leading the development, implementation, and promotion of the programs and initiatives that demonstrate the Foundation’s bold and innovative approach to philanthropy. They will play a critical role in implementing the strategy, structure, and plan for the Foundation’s hiring and impact over the next several years.

This VP will focus on both the external landscape and internal structure of the Foundation, looking outwards to assess the ecosystem, analyzing and strategizing around which opportunities align with the Foundation – and they will collaborate internally to ensure its resources are structured and designed appropriately to meet those opportunities.

They will report to the Executive Director, and they will eventually supervise a team.

Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work strategically, collaboratively, and creatively as a senior leader (10+ years of senior leadership) in an evolving philanthropic intermediary institution.
  • Experience and results cultivating in managing, growing, and executing complex programs.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Experience fundraising, leading, and managing budgets.
  • Strong facilitation, management, and collaboration skills.
  • Strong organizational development background.
  • Strong familiarity and trust working with high-net-worth individuals, foundations, donor networks, and socially responsible businesses.
  • Strong knowledge of social justice field, organizing or advocacy experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated public leadership experience within the philanthropic sector.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Strong oral presentation skills.
  • Ability to joyfully work in a start-up and remote environment.

How to Apply

More information about Amalgamated Foundation may be found at:

This search is being led by Emily Wexler and Rachel Burgoyne of NPAG. Candidates may submit their cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with their resume via NPAG’s website.

At Amalgamated Charitable Foundation, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people from working-class backgrounds and/or with lived experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.

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