Program Officer

Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 10, 2021
Closes
Mar 11, 2021
Fields
Environment
Employment Type
Full Time

The Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund (“the Equity Fund”) is a groundbreaking funding initiative designed to drive resources to advance climate and clean energy equity and justice. Grassroots groups advocating for and organizing people hard hit by climate change — communities of color, indigenous, working class and rural communities — often lack resources, staffing, and access to develop relationships with foundation funders and major donors. Yet they are accomplishing critical work to build the collective power of communities most hurt by climate change and the use of dirty fossil fuels resulting in health problems, job losses, and displacement. The Equity Fund is a conduit for foundations and donors to partner and support these frontline organizations across the country.

The Equity Fund is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented Program Officer with a demonstrated commitment to racial, economic and climate justice to lead grantmaking in select states as the Equity Fund expands its portfolio. The Program Officer will coordinate and execute grantmaking strategies, work to implement grantmaking strategies and programs, track the overall landscape and progress in the target states, and work with the Director of Programs to adjust and refine strategies.

The Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit https://the360group.us/CCEEF_PO_PD.pdf  to review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.

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