New Orleans

Vice President of Finance and Operations, Greater New Orleans Foundation
The Organization

The Greater New Orleans Foundation ( has been a trusted philanthropic leader in the 13-parish Greater New Orleans region for nearly 100 years, bringing together passionate people from philanthropy, business, nonprofits, and government to strengthen our communities and address our region’s greatest challenges.

With a mission to drive positive impact through philanthropy, leadership and action, the Greater New Orleans Foundation works to create a vibrant sustainable and just region for all. As a community foundation, we manage assets in excess of $350 million comprised of over 900 charitable funds that have been established by individuals, businesses and organizations with a passion for charitable giving and a deep commitment to the Greater New Orleans region.

We have ambitious plans to grow our assets to $500 million by the Foundation’s centennial anniversary in 2023. In addition to supporting the philanthropic aims of our fundholders, we manage our own discretionary grant-making, attract resources to initiate innovative philanthropic programs, and provide critical governance and management training through our nonprofit leadership and effectiveness program. As a civic leader, we bring together the people, ideas, and resources to address our region’s greatest challenges.

The Foundation is an inspiring, engaging, challenging, diverse, and dynamic environment for professional and personal growth. We pride ourselves on attracting high-quality staff members and investing in them to enhance their skills and talents while they contribute their unique capabilities and perspectives to help our organization best meet its goals and fulfill its mission. Our workplace environment nurtures a diverse team resulting in a broad base of staff knowledge, experience, and talent. Position Overview

The Greater New Orleans Foundation is seeking a dynamic leader who is committed to community philanthropy and the Foundation’s core values of stewardship, responsiveness, innovation, collaboration, equity, and inclusion as its next Vice President of Finance and Operations.
The Vice President of Finance and Operations is an executive level position responsible for driving internal organizational priorities and ensuring the organization remains highly-effective and accountable in the areas of finance and operations.

The Vice President of Finance and Operations will actively seek opportunities for collaboration and cross-area work under the supervision of the President & CEO and in partnership with the President & CEO and other Foundation senior staff. This position is expected to have both: 1) a broad understanding of all areas in which the Foundation provides funding to ensure accurate and up-to-date maintenance of all Foundation financial records and 2) a process management orientation to support the President & CEO in ensuring that the Foundation operates as efficiently and effectively as possible.

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