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 experienced, detail-oriented Engagement Specialist to help support social media and email marketing efforts.  We are looking for someone who is excited about the social sector and dedicated to mission-driven objectives. This position is ideal for a marketing contractor and/or student pursuing an associate or bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications.

Foundation Center is seeking a strategic and passionate community-builder to lead the engagement and expansion of Foundation Center’s global network of affiliate organizations working to support the social sector.

Foundation Center is looking for a proactive and creative team member who is systems-oriented, ready to capably manage social media and email communications for a variety of initiatives, and liaise with teams to help them do their work.

Are you a customer success star?  Do you want to impact the success of nonprofits? We are looking for a passionate, energetic, and customer-focused professional to join our Customer Success team to empower nonprofits with our best in class tools while affecting meaningful change in the social sector.

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 Data 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

Director of Programs

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