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 seeking an Associate Application Developer to join our team of developers, designers, and analysts. Must enjoy solving complex problems and building slick, intuitive apps.

Foundation Center is looking for a part-time Library Assistant who is engaging, personable, and passionate about working in the social sector.

Foundation Center is looking for a part-time Program Assistant with strong organizational skills and who will thrive in a fast-paced environment to join our Capacity & Leadership Development team, which provides leadership and support for the entire spectrum of free to fee online and in-person training for a variety social sector audiences.

Foundation Center seeks a resourceful, self-motivated, conscientious, and detail-oriented unpaid intern to learn and train in our Business Development, Marketing, and Communications department during Fall 2016 for a maximum of 20 hours per week. 

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.