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Careers & Fellowships

Join us as we create equitable and thriving communities throughout New York City, Long Island, and Westchester.

Two men walking and talking on the sidewalk with scaffolding in the background. 
Board Chair Jamie Drake with Program Director Roderick Jenkins on a visit to grantee organizations in Harlem. Photo by Casey Kelbaugh.


The Trust is committed to supporting a positive work-life balance for employees and their families by providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.


We offer several health insurance plan options with excellent network coverage. Additional benefits include FSA, dental, vision, critical illness, accident insurance, pet insurance, gym membership subsidy, and employee assistance programs.

Paid leave

Six weeks of paid time off per year, federal holidays, summer Fridays, fully paid short-term disability, and paid parental bonding leaves.


Traditional/Roth 403(b) plans with 8% employer contribution and a defined benefit pension plan.


Staff retreats

We organize monthly activities, and staff outings and retreats.

Mission & Vision

As New York’s community foundation, we foster and engage in enduring and innovative philanthropy. Our vision is to create equitable and thriving communities throughout New York City, Long Island, and Westchester.

Gift matching

To support the spirit of giving, The Trust has an employee matching gifts program and the option to create a donor-advised fund, or DAF.

The Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The Trust does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, height and weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in its employment policies. In addition, The Trust will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.