Program Associate, Donor Philanthropic Initiatives & President’s Fund

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund is a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to advancing the realization of human rights and the effective advancement of social justice for all people. We ground our work in our respect for the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and we prioritize the advancement of racial, gender, and economic justice across all our programs. Through domestic and international grantmaking, Wellspring strives to cultivate accountable social systems and structures that uphold human dignity, strengthen agency, and advance equity for all people, and to contribute to making real change that matters. As responsible stewards, we strive to maximize the impact of our charitable investments and make a tangible difference in shifting conditions that materially affect people’s lives. Wellspring has offices in New York, NY and Washington, DC. 

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Wellspring seeks a Program Associate to join its Donor Philanthropic Initiatives and President’s Fund team (DPIPF). The Program Associate reports to the Program Director and works collaboratively with the Program Officers, Administrative Assistant, Grants Management team, and other Wellspring staff. Day-to-day, the Program Associate contributes to the following key priorities: 

  • Grants Process Coordination 
  • Program Support 
  • Communications and Research 

This is an incredible opportunity for a social justice generalist – someone with a breadth of knowledge in a range of areas, rather than a concentration on only one content area – to leverage their knowledge toward a donor driven portfolio and a collaborative team.




Click here for more information or to apply. For employment consideration, please submit application to [email protected] Subject Line: “DPIPF-Program Associate-- [YOUR NAME].” All applications must include: 

  • a resumé; 
  • a thoughtful cover letter, including how you became aware of this opportunity (i e. job portal, referral, etc.) and salary minimum requirements 
  • one writing sample (no less than 3 and no more than 5 pages, attached in PDF format). 
  • If we can make the application process easier through accommodation, please let us know. 

NOTE: All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire to be considered for this position. 

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, with an anticipated closing date of March 17, 2023. We expect interviews to occur in April of 2023.


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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-03-03 11:07:21 -0500