Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

The New England Grassroots Environment Fund, Inc. (Grassroots Fund) Seeks a Program Manager

Monday, January 13, 2020

The Grassroots Fund seeks a dynamic and collaborative individual who has demonstrable direct experience of working marginalized communities and developing programs that provide resources to grassroots initiatives.

The Program Manager will oversee three primary areas in support of the organization's Guiding Practices:

1.    facilitating (semi-annually) the 3-tiered participatory process for the Grow Grant program, including an open call for application readers, planning grantmaking committee retreats (in collaboration with a planning committee), providing applicant support, managing grant intake, review, and management of grant awards.
2.    developing and coordinating ongoing support and resources for a growing network of applicant readers who are becoming ambassadors in their communities for the Grassroots Fund's programs and guiding practices, and
3.    collaborating with fellow Program Managers to deliver an integrated series of convenings and community of practice opportunities for grassroots organizers.

Job Location:  Based out of Newmarket, NH office with opportunity to work remotely up to 2 days per week.

Read the full position description here.

How to Apply

Please submit a single PDF that contains a cover letter, current résumé and the names and contact information of at least three references. We will begin review/interviews as applications are received and theposition remains posted until filled. Please send your PDF application file to: Please direct any questions to email only.


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