Program Director, Economic Justice | Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

Position: 
Program Director, Economic Justice
Location: 
Washington, DC

About Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund (WPF) is a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to advancing the realization of human rights and social and economic justice for all people. Their work is rooted in respect for the dignity and worth of every human being.

WPF’s priority is to promote the realization of human rights and access to economic and social justice – including racial, gender, and economic. WPF is focused on expanding the voices, dignity, and interests of the most vulnerable communities, including women, children, people living in poverty, people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQI people, and those affected by armed conflict and mass atrocities.

Job Summary

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund is seeking a Program Director to develop and lead its new Economic Justice Program, its first new program in over five years. The Program Director will develop and manage a US-focused grantmaking portfolio to support the development, assessment, and advancement of federal and state policy initiatives to reduce economic inequality and to address systemic drivers of inequality. The Program Director will chair an internal Working Group on Economic Justice, to facilitate cross-program coordination and learning on matters relating to the advancement of economic equity.

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