Thousand Currents Staff

Vice President of Philanthropic Partnerships



Thousand Currents is a trusted funder of grassroots formations and movements and a respected leader in the field of donor education and solidarity-based giving. Over the past 6 years, the organization has experienced tremendous growth year- to-year from an annual grants budget of approximately $1 million to $10 million and it is now poised to scale its work even further. The organization seeks to double its grantmaking and grow its donor education and narrative change programs to new heights.

To advance their ambitious goal, the Thousand Currents team seeks an experienced fundraising and development leader for a newly created role of Vice President of Philanthropic Partnerships. This Vice President will play a critical role in driving a values-aligned approach to co-create, build, and sustain relationships with donors and partners across the organization’s fundraising portfolio, including individual giving, major gifts, and institutional donors. This leader will help Thousand Currents meet its budget year to year and achieve its bold targets over the coming decade.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Vice President will oversee the philanthropic partnerships team composed of individual giving, institutional giving, and communications staff. Together, with leadership from the Vice President, the philanthropic partnerships team will successfully develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising and communications strategy that produces a sustained, informed, and energized donor base to support Thousand Currents’ work. The Vice President will help the organization articulate and implement a fundraising vision that communicates the critical importance of centering community priorities and the pivotal role Thousand Currents plays in advancing systemic changes in society.Learn more about the position here.



Thousand Currents is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition including acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions.