Established in 1978, the LICF identifies current and future community needs, strengthens the Island’s nonprofit sector, encourages philanthropy and, with our generous donors, builds a permanent endowment to address these needs. LICF has made more than $200 million in grants from hundreds of funds established by individuals, families, and businesses. The Long Island Community Foundation (LICF) is an operating division of The New York Community Trust, one of the largest community foundations in the country.
LICF seeks to improve the quality of life in Nassau and Suffolk Counties and has identified eight priority areas for our competitive grantmaking: Arts and Culture, Hunger, Youth Development, Community Development, Equal Access to Education, Health, Technical Assistance, Environment. In addition, LICF also manages grants made from the Long Island Unitarian Universalist Fund established by the Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock, a field of interest fund that promotes progressive social change. LICF also continues to lead initiatives advancing racial equity, fostering civic and political participation for marginalized populations, protecting the ecological health of the Long Island Sound, and responding to emergent needs created by the pandemic.
SALARY: Compensation is competitive with a generous benefits package. LICF is an equal opportunity employer.
HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter, and two brief writing samples (500-1500 words a piece). Please write in the subject line [Full Name] – Program Officer. Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on July 16, 2021. Email application to David Okorn, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls regarding the positions will be accepted.