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Program Officer - Fostering Opportunity - The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation (Atlanta, GA)
Reporting to the
Vice President of Programs, the Program Officer will develop and
implement pre-K - 16 education program strategies that are consistent
with and advance
the vision of the Blank Foundation trustees.
At present, this work includes:
Engaging with an existing funding
collaborative to articulate and implement a local and statewide K-12
education policy and advocacy strategy in Georgia
Developing a grant making program that
advances K-12 STE(A)M education in Atlanta, including informal programs
like the national maker movement
Playing a leadership role in statewide early education efforts
In addition, the Program Officer will work closely with the Vice
President for Community Development to help implement pre-K - 16
education program strategies that are part of the Foundation's
Prosperity Fund on the Westside of Atlanta.
Further, the Program Officer may provide content expertise on
education issues that are part of the Foundation's community-based
grant making in Montana.
Program Officer - Quality of Life - The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation (Atlanta, GA)
Reporting to the
Vice President of Programs, the Program Officer will implement grant
making programs and public-service projects that build community and
of life in Atlanta and beyond. Specifically, the Foundation seeks to
improve Quality of Life by expanding access to parks and green space,
increasing recreational activities and healthy lifestyles, and fostering
flourishing diverse creative activities through
Officer's responsibilities include a blend of grant making and hands-on
project management, in an operational role, to carry out projects on
behalf of the
Foundation and the Blank Family of Businesses. The Program Officer will
also support grant making and community engagement carried out through
the Blank Family of Businesses, including the Atlanta Falcons and PGA
In addition, the
Program Officer will work closely with the Vice President for Community
Development to help implement program strategies that are part of the
place-based Neighborhood Prosperity Fund on the Westside of Atlanta.