Grants Associate (DF)

Democracy Fund is a foundation working to defend American democracy and challenge it to be more open and just.  Created by eBay founder and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar, Democracy Fund has made more than $200 million in grants to support free and fair elections, a vibrant and diverse public square, effective and accountable government, and a just and inclusive society.  In addition to grantmaking, Democracy Fund advocates for better solutions and works with partners to grow philanthropic support for our democracy.  To learn more, visit and


Democracy Fund is seeking an organized, collaborative person with an eye for detail to join our team as a Grants Associate. As a key contributor to this four-person team, the Associate plays a critical role in providing a seamless grants management experience to staff and grantees.

The Grants Associate works with all departments to implement and maintain an ambitious grantmaking portfolio, a portfolio that champions the leaders who are helping to build an open and just democracy. The ideal candidate is comfortable conducting compliance and due diligence reviews, helping to structure complex grants, and refining systems and processes to ensure the highest level of customer service.


Click here for more information or to apply. Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted. Please do send materials via email. We will only review applications that submit directly through our job application portal.

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  • Erin Roberts
    published this page in Job Board 2021-04-14 19:53:27 -0400