St. David’s Foundation, one of the largest grantmaking foundations in Texas, seeks a dynamic and visionary Vice President of Community Investments to lead the organization’s grantmaking and community investments operations. Established in 1996, St. David’s Foundation (the Foundation) serves five counties located in Central Texas: Bastrop County, Caldwell County, Hays County, Travis County, and Williamson County. Over the next few years, the Foundation is poised to become one of the top five health funders in the U.S. and to deepen its impact by extending its reach in Central Texas, and by becoming a leading voice in public health in the state and across the country.
A newly-created position, the Vice President will provide oversight for the Foundation’s grantmaking and community investments, and is responsible for leading the design, development, delivery and evaluation of the Foundation’s community investment strategies and policies. The Vice President will assist in the identification, creation, and execution of programs that address the unmet healthcare needs of the Central Texas community and provide oversight to ensure grants and programs achieve the desired outcomes and match the strategic direction established by the Board. S/he will play a vital role in developing and implementing grantmaking enhancements as well as in developing new strategies beyond traditional grantmaking to achieve advancements in the region’s health status.
The Foundation seeks a person energized by the opportunity to have real impact on a community. The ideal candidate will be a change agent and visionary leader with superb communication skills who will inspire and empower an already strong team of program officers. The Vice President will likely bring extensive foundation experience and certainly a deep knowledge of health care and health philanthropy. S/he will help the Foundation as it transitions to its next phase of excellence, introducing innovation (a Foundation core value) into all aspects of the organization’s work. It is expected the Vice President will continue efforts to right size grantmaking, introduce new program initiatives and assess programmatic infrastructure, increasing the Foundation’s community impact utilizing all Foundation resources. TO APPLY:
Jacqueline Mildner, Principal or Brian Nwachukwu, Associate
1300 19th Street, N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036