At the Heising-Simons Foundation, our values guide the way we work. From our environmentally sustainable offices in Los Altos and San Francisco, California, we passionately support many grantee partners that advance sustainable solutions in climate and clean energy, enable groundbreaking research in science, enhance the education of our youngest learners, and support human rights for all people.
The Program Officer is a strategic and collaborative individual who has demonstrated experience in, and a commitment and passion for, supporting and building the capacity of grassroots organizations to build power, strengthen democracy, and address mass criminalization. This position would lead two of the four states of focus for the program, Georgia and North Carolina, managing c(3) and c(4) grantmaking.
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The Senior Legal Counsel will help facilitate the grantmaking of the Foundation and the Heising-Simons Action Fund, our affiliated 501(c)(4) organization by advising staff and conducting legal research on the rules that apply to the Foundation’s and Action Fund’s programmatic work and operations; developing and implementing legal compliance- related templates, policies, processes, and trainings; and reviewing grant proposal reports, and agreements, contractor agreements, and other contracts.