Palo Alto, CA

Executive Director, Yellow Chair Foundation

The Organization

Founded 22 years ago, Yellow Chair Foundation (YCF) is a Palo Alto-based family foundation that funds local, national and global organizations tackling problems at their roots, and shifting systems toward a more equitable and just future. The foundation works in the areas of climate change solutions, educational equity, civil liberties, and maternal health. Yellow Chair Foundation’s grantmaking and the family’s other philanthropic work have totaled more than $290 million to date.

Position Overview

Yellow Chair Foundation seeks an Executive Director who will be a dynamic leader with a strong equity lens and strong operational skills to guide this private family foundation in executing its mission and implementing foundation policies and programs globally.

How To Apply

Yellow Chair Foundation has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit  to review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.

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