Director of Grantmaking, Bread & Roses – Jun 4

Posted by Bread & Roses Community Fund on May 18, 2021

Do you want to help grassroots community groups get the funding they need to create real change in the Philadelphia region? Are you known for inspiring and motivating volunteers? Are you a strong facilitator who loves working with groups? Are you a strong project manager with impeccable attention to detail?

Bread & Roses Community Fund is the leading funder of grassroots organizing for racial, social, and economic justice in the Philadelphia area. We bring together a community of donors, community organizers, and other allies of movements for change around a shared goal of radically transforming individuals and society. Every year, we raise from our community every dollar that we give out in grants, and community members decides where those grants go.

The Director of Grantmaking leads and oversees grantmaking for all of our core funds (e.g., Racial & Economic Justice Fund, Future Fund, Gender Justice Organizing Fund, Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative), special issue funds (e.g., Black-led, Black-centered Organizing Fund, Immigration Justice Fund, Media Justice Fund), and pooled funds through partnerships with other funders. The Director of Grantmaking will oversee all aspects of grantmaking programs, including recruitment, training, and management of volunteer community-led grantmaking committees; solicitation, review of proposals, and management of decision-making processes; outreach and support to potential grantees and scholars; all related documentation and reporting. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Full job description.

How to Apply

We strongly encourage Black people, indigenous people, people of color, women, LGBTQ people, elderly people, and people with disabilities to apply.

Email resume and cover letter as one pdf to No phone calls, please. The deadline to apply is Friday, June 4. We appreciate all applicants, but we can only respond to those best qualified for the position.

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