Overview of the Organization: For nearly 20 years, Groundswell Fund has put intersectional grassroots organizing led by women of color, including transgender and gender expansive people of color, at the center of our giving. We have provided an essential irrigation system for social justice movements – a channel into which individual donors and foundations can pour resources to reach vital work at the grassroots. In the process, we have modeled and manifested a remarkable kind of philanthropy.
With 800 individual donors and 40 national foundations giving into Groundswell; women of color and TGNC people of color who come out of grassroots organizing deciding where those resources go; and over 200 grantees led mostly by WOC and TGNC people of color receiving our support; Groundswell is proof that solidarity and beloved community across lines of race, class and gender is indeed possible.
Building on our 17-year track-record of success ($100M in grants and capacity-building moved to the field thus far), in December 2020, Groundswell launched our new 2020-2025 Blueprint to move $100M to the field (through our c3 and c4 entities) by 2025. The Blueprint offers a pathway for Groundswell to stay the course in our existing successful strategic direction and to innovate in response to new learnings and the unique needs of this historic moment.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The IVE Program Co-Manager (IVE Co-PM) is responsible for co-leading the oversight and implementation of Groundswell’s Integrated Voter Engagement program alongside its counterpart, another IVE PM. The PMs will develop and manage strategic annual work plans and budgets and making grant recommendations. IVE PMs will manage the relationship with IVE grantee partners, being the primary liaison between Groundswell and grantee partners, and in collaboration with their respective coach. The PMs will manage the respective team of coaching consultants to ensure successful implementation of the program. The PMs will collaborate with the CB trainer and Data Manager to produce reports and data analysis for program effectiveness. The IVE Program Manager will work with the Senior Capacity Building Co-Director to ensure that goals, plans, and programs are building grantee partners’ capacity to meet the five-year organizational goals for the IVE program as laid out in Groundswell’s Blueprint. Each new IVE Program Manager will support 10 IVE grantee partners.
HOW TO APPLY
Click here for more information or to apply. To Apply: Please email a resume, three professional references, and a cover letter that includes your salary expectations and describes why you feel you are a strong candidate for this position to [email protected] Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the position has been filled. Due to the high volume of applications, only those selected for further discussion will be contacted. Please, no phone calls.
Deadline: February 10th
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