Tacoma, WA

The Stewardship Foundation, The Stewardship Foundation

The Organization

The Stewardship Foundation was created in 1962 by Mr. C. Davis Weyerhaeuser to serve his Christian philanthropic interests. The Foundation’s mission is to provide resources to Christ‐centered organizations that share their faith in word and deed with others throughout the world. By way of serving this mission, the Board has developed several themes that help organize and channel the Foundation’s giving. These include Leadership Development, Justice and Reconciliation, Faith and Discipleship, Poverty, and Children at Risk.

The Stewardship Foundation has become one of the larger foundations serving Christ‐centered organizations. Over the last five years it has averaged about $6 million a year in gifts to grantees and 106 grants per year, with an average grant size of over $50,000.  About 50% of the giving has been international, 20% national, 19% regional and 11% local.

Position Overview

The Stewardship Foundation’s Board of Directors is seeking a strategic, humble, and self-starting leader to serve as its next President and Chief Executive Officer. The CEO will provide leadership in a manner consistent with the Christ-centered mission of the organization and will faithfully serve the Foundation’s mission and exemplify its values in conducting its business. In close partnership with the Board, Foundation staff, and grantees, the President and CEO will espouse a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and lead with humility and grace. The CEO will manage the day-to-day operations of the Foundation, overseeing two staff, and leading the organization on internal procedures, proposal/grant review and evaluation, external representation, and Board relations.

How To Apply

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter, detailing how you fulfill the role description and person specification to https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 6756. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 25, 2023.

Salary range is $200,000 – $274,000, commensurate with experience.

The candidate needs to be willing to live in or near the Tacoma, WA area. Located on the banks of Puget Sound, Tacoma is a vibrant urban center with a population of over 200,000 people. As part of a booming economic corridor that stretches from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR, Tacoma remains connected to its blue-collar roots through its busy international port and manufacturing sector, but in recent years has also seen tremendous growth in the arts, technology, healthcare.

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