Jobs board

Welcome to ACF’s jobs board – the only dedicated board for the grant-making and foundation sector in the UK.

ACF members can post unlimited jobs for free by going to ‘Add a job’. For jobs posting guidance please click here.

If you are not an ACF member and work for a grant-making organisation or charitable foundation, we offer a paid-for jobs posting service. To find out more about how to post a job and the costs please click here.

We welcome job posts from grant-making charities or organisations, for grant-making roles and any operational roles – e.g. programmes, communications, finance, HR, CEO etc. We are not able to post fundraising roles.

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Association of Charitable Foundations

Remuneration: We estimate this to be 10-15 days work. There is a budget of up to £7,500 to undertake this work, inclusive of all applicable VAT and expenses.

Application Deadline: 06/12/2023

We are currently planning a one-day conference for our members focussed on the climate crisis, which will take place in September 2024. The conference will be aimed at senior leaders of trusts and foundations in the UK. We want to commission a researcher(s) to support us with developing our thinking on how trusts and foundations can rise to the challenge of the climate crisis.
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Impact Manager

BBC Children in Need

Remuneration: £32,500 - £40,500

Application Deadline: 29/11/2023

Impact Manager will provide leadership, management and support for the grant-making and grant management process in the South West region and will play a key part in implementing the UK-wide Grants Strategy
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Funding Manager

Community Fund

Remuneration: £32,656 -£34,656

Application Deadline: 29/11/2023

This is a fixed term contract for 9 months, until 30/9/24. Funding Managers are responsible for coordinating the whole lifecycle of our grant-making, placing communities at the heart of what we do. As a Funding Manager you will have a small team of 4 Funding Officers to support and manage, ensuring high levels of performance and collaboration. We are looking for talented people from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and experiences who share our values and are passionate about making a difference through our funding. Whether through lived or gained experience you will really understand the communities we work with. You will have a passion for equitable grant making and driving forward our EDI ambitions. Your project management skills will be strong, with an ability to delegate when necessary, and your decision-making will be informed by robust analysis and critical assessment. You will have excellent people management skills and be able to coach and motivate staff, creating a con
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Funding Manager


Remuneration: £32,656 -£34,656

Application Deadline: 29/11/2023

Funding Manager
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Administrator / Secretary

The Lloyd Foundation

Remuneration: Hourly rate to be agreed but expected to be between £20 and £28

Application Deadline: 30/11/2023

The Lloyd Foundation was founded in 1972 to make grants to support the education of children of British citizens working abroad. It is a registered charity funded by an endowment. We are seeking a highly capable individual to work as Secretary/Administrator for its Board of Trustees. This post requires exemplary administration and communication skills, integrity, knowledge of charity governance and experience with grant making or education.
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Grants Manager

Motability Foundation

Remuneration: £28,000 to £32,000 per annum

Application Deadline: 30/11/2023

Are you passionate about supporting disabled people and have experience of assessing and evaluating grant applications? If so, we would love to hear from you!
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Grants and Communications Manager

BGF Foundation

Remuneration: £45-50k depending on experience

Application Deadline: 30/11/2023

Providing support to manage BGF Foundation’s current grants portfolio and future funding rounds and leading on our communications activities to key audiences such as donors, corporates, charities and volunteers.
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Senior Grants Manager

The Henry Smith Charity

Remuneration: £52,000 per annum

Application Deadline: 01/12/2023

Prospectus are proud to be partnering with Henry Smith Charity, a highly regarded grant-making foundation that uses its resources to help people and communities across the UK. They are looking for two Senior Grants Managers to provide leadership for an experienced grants team on a full-time basis (5 days a week) on 1-year contracts. The posts are offered on a hybrid working basis, with 1 to 2 days in the central London office.
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Programme Manager and Network coordinator - Nature based Neighbourhoods

Wates Family Enterprise Trust

Remuneration: £48,085 FTE per annum pro-rata. Initial 14-month post for 22.5 hours (3 days) per week with the aim to continue the role over five years.

Application Deadline: 08/12/2023

We are looking for a highly experienced project, network or campaigns manager, with a strength for realising the vision of a project in a way that brings people together and builds community power to achieve real change.
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British Science Assocition

Remuneration: Voluntary role

Application Deadline: 10/12/2023

We're looking for two new people to join the board of the British Science Association: a Treasurer and a Trustee with communications expertise. These are volunteer roles governing our medium-sized UK charity. We’re seeking a range of skills and experience and to broaden our diversity – A science background is not necessary. Feel free to get in touch for a chat if you're interested.
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South West Advisory Committee Volunteers

BBC Children in Need

Remuneration: This is a voluntary role, however all reasonable travel expenses will be considered.

Application Deadline: 10/12/2023

Voluntary position - grant-making
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Funding Director

City Bridge Foundation

Remuneration: £63,910 — £72,390 inclusive of London weighting

Application Deadline: 11/12/2023

Funding Director (Policy)
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Funding Director

City Bridge Foundation

Remuneration: Salary: £63,910 — £72,390 inclusive of London weighting

Application Deadline: 11/12/2023

Funding Director (Policy)
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Evaluation & Learning Manager

Guy's & St Thomas Foundation

Remuneration: £50,000 per annum

Application Deadline: 18/12/2023

Provide evaluation & learning support across our Impact on Urban Health programmes
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Research & Impact Lead

The Ernest Cook Trust

Remuneration: £34-37,000 FTE (pro rata for part time)

Application Deadline: 02/01/2024

Seeking a dynamic individual to use their policy and research skills to make their mark in shaping The Ernest Cook Trust's Outdoor Learning.
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Participatory Evaluation of The Smiles Fund

Comic Relief & Walkers

Remuneration: £25,000 excluding VAT

Application Deadline: 03/01/2024

Experienced consultant/team with knowledge of mental health work in the non-profit sector and/or familiarity with arts and comedy for social change work to undertake the final evaluation of The Smiles Fund
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Senior Engagement Manager

National Lottery Heritage Fund

Remuneration: £42,487 to £48,668, includes London Weighting (R4)

Application Deadline: 07/01/2024

We are currently recruiting for a full time Senior Engagement Manager on a fixed term contract for 12 months based in London (Hybrid Working).
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Head of Research and Impact

John Ellerman Foundation

Remuneration: £70,000 per year Plus 25 days of annual leave, 12.5% employer pension contribution, life assurance, private medical insurance and season ticket loan.

Application Deadline: 08/01/2024

To work closely with the Director and other members of staff and the Board to drive forward the delivery of the Foundation’s strategy, Impact Framework and Investment Policy. This role will support the Foundation to define and report on its impact through the Foundation’s research activities primarily, which will inform and shape its grantmaking, investing and wider operations.
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Walton Charity

Remuneration: Voluntary. Reasonable out of pocket expenses are paid.

Application Deadline: 31/01/2024

We're looking for trustees with energy, drive and focus to join our Board and help to steer the charity to deliver its 5-year strategy and beyond.

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