Palo Alto, CA

Senior Program Officer, Climate, 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. Yellow Chair Foundation’s grantmaking and the family’s other philanthropic work have totaled more than $290 million to date. In 2022, the foundation gave $64 million to more than 150 organizations.

Position Overview

Yellow Chair Foundation seeks a Senior Program Officer, Climate who is a content expert in climate change advocacy and environmental policy. The successful candidate will be curious in nature, analytical in approach, and committed to and knowledgeable about trends in climate funding.

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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