Vice President for Equity and Justice

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. Northern California has a rich cultural legacy and commitment to social justice. NCG’s membership is made up of stakeholders across philanthropy including program officers, board members, donor trustees, movement organizers, communicators, visionaries, advocates, dreamers, and believers. We started as the “Lunch Bunch” in the 1960s, a group of philanthropic leaders committed to growing together. We formalized ourselves in the 1980s with the goal of supporting a base of philanthropic members. Currently we have 217 institutional members and more than 4,000 individual members. For the past forty years, we have been working to gather, mobilize, and transform philanthropy. We believe in our collective power for good. Learn more about NCG at



NCG seeks an experienced, highly motivated individual to join our team as the Vice President for Equity and Justice. Three years into a deeper commitment to advancing racial equity by sharpening the region’s philanthropic practices, NCG is at a critical juncture. While the north star has been established and key strategic choices have been made, additional guidance and thought partnership will help define the road forward. The VP will lead the organization’s efforts to clarify further the implications of centering equity across programs, membership activities, and internal operations, guiding the institution to greater impact in alignment with its strategic vision. 



Starting Salary: $145,000-$176,000 per year 



Click here for more information or to apply. How to Apply

To apply, please email your cover letter (not to exceed two pages) and resume (not to exceed two pages), answering the questions below, as well as a list of three references (who will not be contacted without advance notice) to [email protected] by no later than Friday, October 13, 2023, at 5 pm PT including “Vice President for Equity and Justice” in the subject line:

1) What motivates you to offer your time, skills, and gifts working on transforming organizational cultures and programs and initiatives to center racial equity and justice? How do you and how can philanthropy center equity and justice in their work?

2) Share a brief example of an experience or program you led that illuminates your interest in NCG’s work around racial equity and justice. What is a key lesson learned that you would bring with you to this role? 

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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-10-04 18:03:20 -0400