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Groundswell Fund is the largest funder of the U.S. Reproductive Justice (RJ) movement. For more than a decade, we have enabled foundations and individual donors to increase the impact of their giving by offering a different kind of philanthropic model.
Different in Who We Are
We’re a program staff of women of color and gender non-conforming people of color who come directly out of community and labor organizing and have a combined 70 years of grassroots organizing and civic engagement experience within communities of color; a board comprised of grassroots leaders shaping strategy alongside a few funders and donors.
Different in Who We Support
We support women of color (WOC), low income women, and transgender people who are organizing at the grassroots.
Different in How We Support the Field
We support the field not just through grants, but through capacity building support focused on boosting grassroots power, and funder organizing that lifts up our grantees with a larger audience of funders and donors who can move resources to their work, whether or not these resources come through our doors; and moving at least 80 percent of the dollars that come in our doors back out to the field.
Communications Director: This position is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive, data-driven communications and digital organizing strategy rooted in Groundswell’s mission and goals. This position serves to amplify the work and impact of Groundswell and our grantees to a broader audience of funders and donors, helping us raise an annual budget of approximately $16M across our 501c3 and 501c4; organize and track information through our database, platform analytics, and press hits to help Groundswell’s work grow and become more strategic; and support staff and grantees in maintaining a strong public voice in the philanthropic sector and the media to advocate for the wider adoption of a philanthropic framework grounded in reparations, self-determination and liberation, influencing shifts in giving to grassroots organizing led by Black, Indigenous and other women of color, including transgender women of color. Please click here for more information and how to apply. Accepting applications until the position has been filled. Resumes submitted by September 30, 2019 will be given first priority.
Program Assistant: This position is responsible for supporting Groundswell’s GrantMaking across four funds: Catalyst Fund, Liberation Fund, Rapid Response Fund, and Birth Justice Fund, as well as supporting grants management through our capacity-building programs. Working closely with the rest of the Grantmaking Team, the Program Assistant contributes to the implementation of grantmaking, grants management, technical assistance, evaluation, and communications. Please click here for more information and how to apply. Accepting applications until the position has been filled.
Chief Development Director: This is a top leadership position in the organization that serves with the Guidance Team focused on supporting the growth and stewardship of Groundswell’s vibrant and engaged individual donor and foundation funder community and leading a high impact and cohesive team. Please click here for more information and how to apply. Accepting applications until the position has been filled.
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