Grants Program Director

Cinnabar Foundation

Your Hometown, Montana

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details 35,000-52,000

The CINNABAR FOUNDATION seeks an enthusiastic, team-oriented and knowledgeable Grants Program Director to work from their home in Montana. Established in 1983, the Cinnabar Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations addressing issues related to environmental protection, conservation, education, and stewardship in Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

The Grants Program Director position (.75 FTE) offers an opportunity for a creative, conservation-minded individual to deploy their essential data and program management skills as the "front door" to Cinnabar's grant-making process. The ideal candidate brings a willingness to work closely with Foundation colleagues and the intellectual agility to learn and address the full range of conservation and environmental issues of concern to the Foundation. This individual will assist in refining and implementing grants and communications; deliver agreed upon outcomes; and perform timely and accurate program reporting. Exemplary verbal and writing skills are essential.

The successful candidate must demonstrate cultural competence, sensitivity and awareness, and the ability to listen deeply and problem-solve.

This position is an opportunity to bring a passion for conservation to an organization with a permanent and growing endowment, and credibility earned from almost 40 years of helping to birth and nurture many of Montana's most respected and effective conservation organizations. 

The full job description is available at


Application deadline is September 30, 2022, or until the position is filled.

Please send the following materials as a single PDF to with "GRANTS PROGRAM DIRECTOR POSITION" in the subject line:

  • A brief Letter of Interest describing how your goals, skills and background fit the responsibilities and duties of this position
  • Resume
  • Contact information for two professional references

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category General / Stewardship, Non Profit Management
Tags Outreach