Program Associate | Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

Program Associate
Little Rock, Arkansas
Organization Name: 
Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (WRF) seeks a Program Associate to support its new mission to relentlessly pursue economic equity, educational equity, and social, ethnic, and racial equity for all Arkansans.

About the Foundation:

WRF affirms the legacy of Governor Rockefeller, who envisioned a thriving and prosperous Arkansas that benefits all Arkansans. WRF is the catalyst for structural change in Arkansas. We lead the way with a deep commitment to equity, great courage in the face of opposition, and bold collaborative relationships with partners who care deeply to change our state and our nation.

About the Position:

The Program Associate will provide support to the Foundation’s Equity Officers. The Program Associate is responsible for a variety of programmatic, communication, and grants management duties in support of the AR Equity 2025 strategic direction.

Working at the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation automatically makes you a “ROCK-star”! Maybe not in a rock-and-roll band, but definitely in the relentless pursuit of equity for all Arkansans. Interested in becoming a “ROCK-star”? Learn more at


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Three to five years of experience preferred in education, economic development, communications, community change, or public policy. Prior experience in the nonprofit sector is preferred.

How to Apply: 

Apply with a cover letter, résumé, references, and one-page writing sample in Word or PDF format. Applications should be directed to Katie Wiggins, operations associate: Please place WRF Program Associate and your name in the subject line. The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.