Why Work at Foundation Center?

Our Work Culture

We work in collaborative teams and employ a work ethic and spirit of fun commonly found in the tech sector. Headquartered in New York City, we employ approximately 140 people in New York, Atlanta, Cleveland, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.

Cultivating Talent

More than anything, today's Foundation Center relies on talent. Our vision is an ambitious one. But we know that when we make investments in our talent, it translates to more access and better knowledge for those working for social good around the world.

Current Positions

Foundation Center is looking for a part-time, short-term Knowledge Services Assistant who is highly organized and detail-oriented to join our Knowledge Services team, which is at the forefront of the ongoing evolution of Foundation Center as it transforms from a data publisher into a knowledge services organization.

Foundation Center is seeking a proactive, creative team player to provide expertise and guidance on curriculum and content design and delivery.

Foundation Center is looking for a part-time Marketing Assistant with strong organizational skills and who will thrive in a fast-paced environment to join our marketing and operations team, which provides leadership and support for the entire spectrum of trainings and tools that Foundation Center offers for a variety social sector audiences.

Foundation Center is seeking a proactive and process-oriented team player who can design, implement, and manage performance analytics systems and help identify qualitative and quantitative growth opportunities.

What We Offer

In addition to the talented staff, collaborative work environment, great location, and social activities, our benefits are pretty hard to beat.

Great Location

Our New York headquarters is located in the Financial District in a modern, open office with sweeping views of the harbor. And we have locations in San Francisco, Washington, DC, Atlanta, and Cleveland.

Excellent Coverage

Our health coverage is a rich point of service plan with a leading insurer.  Our low co-pays are practically unheard of.  Plus, we provide life insurance and dental coverage.

Personal Leave

New employees accrue up to three full weeks of annual leave, which increases to five weeks in the fifth year of employment, plus eleven holidays and six sick days.

Retirement Plan

After you've worked with us for two years, we contribute to your retirement plan and require no employee matching – a rare benefit in today's economy.

Get to Know Us



David Jacobs

Director of Foundation Information Management

David works with an experienced team of experts to gather, organize, and code the information in our vast database that is at the core of the Foundation Center’s work.



Julieta Mendez

Manager of Network Engagement

Trainers, librarians, and others in our regional centers contribute to the exceptional quality of educational resources available at GrantSpace.