Transitioning to a Career in Grantmaking
This one-day seminar will introduce you to the work of philanthropic foundations. It will provide an overview of the current philanthropy ecosystem and the various careers within grantmaking foundations. In addition, it will review the preferred skills and capacities for applicants to those positions, as well as the wonderful opportunities and surprising downsides that some experience. This class is perfect for possible career changers.
You'll Walk Away with
- Knowledge of the current state of the grantmaking/foundation sector
- Familiarity with the kinds of professional positions available and the preferred skills and capabilities of those looking to fill them
- An understanding of the opportunities as well as cautions to be aware of if considering one of these careers
- Career changers especially those in fundraising, law, and money management
- Early career explorers