Jobs

Grants Manager

Kusuma Trust UK

Salary £31,000 - £33,000

Application deadline 28 January 2020

We are a family-led philanthropic trust primarily focussed on giving grants in London. Our grants are given to causes, organisations and people that are making a positive difference to society. We are now looking for a Grants Manager to join our team to help implement our strategy and enable us to increase the amount of grants that we award. 

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Head of Grants

Wolfson Foundation

Salary £60K - £70K

Application deadline 29 January 2020

The Wolfson Foundation is a charity that awards grants to support excellence in the fields of science, health, education and the arts & humanities. In 2019 we allocated some £40m in grants.

We are recruiting a key role for Wolfson: our Head of Grants. The post reports directly to the Chief Executive, line manages a team of five and will oversee all of our grant programmes and policies, helping to deliver the organisation’s new strategic framework which will be launched at the start of 2020.

The successful applicant will have an enthusiasm for the work of Wolfson and experience in at least one of the sectors in which we work. They will ideally have some experience of funding and, in particular, of the peer review process.

Essential skills include the ability to think strategically across the breadth of Wolfson’s work; juggle multiple, competing deadlines; and review and assess large amounts of information at pace.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, both for representing the organisation externally and for ensuring smooth internal working, and the confidence to work with senior stakeholders across the full breadth of the sectors that Wolfson supports.

You will be part of our senior management team, and it would be beneficial to have at least two years’ management experience as well as high levels of diplomacy and discretion.

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Applicants should apply by emailing a cover letter and CV to the Chief Executive at jobs@wolfson.org.uk by 9am on Wednesday 29 January 2020.  

The Foundation is able to offer a competitive remuneration package, including private health insurance and pension contribution. This will be discussed further at interview.

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West London Grants Officer

Jack Petchey Foundation

Salary £25,700 - £29,500 (starting salary, depending on experience)

Application deadline 30 January 2020

Are you interested in working for a Charitable Foundation that makes a difference?

Do you want to work for an organisation that positively promotes young people and celebrates their achievements?

Do you have excellent administrative, organisational and analytical skills?

If so, could you join our dynamic Grants Team as our next West London Grants Officer?

About the role 

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our dynamic Grants Team and help deliver our grant programmes. The focus of the role will be to support Schools and Youth Organisations in West London to run the JPF Achievement Award Scheme and associated JPF programmes.

The role will require the post holder to develop membership of the JPF Achievement Award Scheme, promoting this to Schools and Youth Organisations that are not currently part of the scheme, as well as identifying growth and expansion for those already on the scheme. The Grants Officer will also be responsible for promoting, assessing and managing other JPF small grants and programmes, as well as representing the foundation at a large number of prestigious where we celebrate young people’s achievements.

About the person

You will be a team player who can demonstrate a close alignment with JPF values, strong communication and organisational skills and the ability to think creatively and analytically.

 

You will need to be flexible and be able to work in a fast paced, varied and diverse office.

The closing date is 9 am on 30 January 2020 and the interview date is 6 February 2020.


No Agencies please.

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Trustee

Sir Halley Stewart Trust

Application deadline 17:00, 30 January 2020

The Sir Halley Stewart Trust is a grant-making charity that awards circa £1,000,000 per year to innovative research and development projects in the medical, social and religious fields. The focus of the Trust’s work is the prevention of human suffering and distress, both in the UK and overseas.

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Young Trustees

The Blagrave Trust

Salary Voluntary

Application deadline 31 January 2020

The Blagrave Trust is recruiting up to three additional young trustees to our Board. 

We are a youth-focused funder seeking to bring lasting change to the lives of young people aged 14 -25 facing the most disadvantage, to enable a positive transition to adulthood. The move to recruit more new trustees to join our growing young Board is part of a wider commitment to promote young people as powerful forces for change and ensure their voices are heard in matters that affect them. 

As part of our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion we actively encourage candidates with lived experience of the issues we work on and first time trustees who may not have considered themselves for this kind of role. 


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Trustees

National Emergencies Trust

Salary Voluntary

Application deadline 31 January 2020

The National Emergencies Trust is seeking new trustees to join its board.

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Business Support Coordinator

Rothschild Foundation

Salary £25,000pa

Application deadline 31 January 2020

The Rothschild Foundation are looking for a proactive business support coordinator, who will support the Grants team with all aspects of the day-to-day operations.

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Trustee

Nationwide Foundation

Salary Voluntary

Application deadline 31 January 2020

We are seeking two new trustees to join our board, leading the Foundation’s strategic direction, financial management and governance. You will have a strategic outlook and the personal credibility to contribute as part of an engaged and forward-thinking board.

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Trustee

Corra Foundation

Salary voluntary

Application deadline 3 February 2020

We’re looking for people with ideas, knowledge, skills and experience to join our Board of Trustees which meets four times a year (expenses are paid). We would very much welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of Scotland’s people and geography.

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Chief Executive

Carnegie Dunfermline and Hero Fund Trust

Salary £60,000

Application deadline 23:59, 9 February 2020

CEO Carnegie Dunfermline and Hero Fund Trust, Full Time, Permanent, £60,000

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Chief Operating Officer

Sigrid Rausing Trust

Salary £87,000

Application deadline 10:00, 17 February 2020

Chief Operating Officer Sigrid Rausing Trust £87,000 West London Full-time, permanent.

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Volunteer Visitor

The Henry Smith Charity

Application deadline 27 February 2020

Our Volunteer Visitors play a vital role in visiting organisations applying for funding through our main grants programme. They meet with key staff, Trustees and sometimes the people supported by an organisation’s work. Volunteer Visitors discuss governance and service delivery, and explore the detail of the funding request. A Visit Report documents their findings and the information they provide informs the decision making process for our Grants Team and Trustees to approve or decline an application for funding.

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Accountant

The Asfari Foundation

Application deadline 28 February 2020

The Asfari Foundation is keen to employ an experienced Accountant to ensure the Foundation manages its assets in such a way that it achieves its objectives, delivers best results for partners and beneficiaries, and is transparent and compliant. In particular, to:

 

·    Develop and implement plans to ensure the Foundation’s income and expenditure are managed to best effect using sound controls and systems

·         Identify and manage risk

·         Support the Programmes Team

·         Other duties as may from time to time be required

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Trustee

Andrews Charitable Trust

Salary Voluntary

Application deadline 29 February 2020

Our trustee board is expanding


Andrews Charitable Trust is a grant-making charity. As the majority shareholder of Andrews Property Group, ACT uses the profits made by the company to support ventures which offer innovative approaches to social problems.

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Board Members

Smallwood Trust

Salary Voluntary, but reasonable expenses are paid

Application deadline 23:59, 8 March 2020

The Smallwood Trust helps women on low incomes to become financially resilient – overcoming adversity to build a confident, positive and secure future. With c.£35 million investments, their grant-making provides life-changing funds for individual women, women’s voluntary sector organisations and practical policy initiatives that aim to promote systemic change.

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