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The 11th Hour Project, a Menlo Park-based program of The Schmidt Family Foundation, is committed to promoting a responsible relationship with the planet’s food, water and energy resources.

We are an equal opportunity employer and strives to create an atmosphere where diversity of identity, experience, and background are welcomed, valued and supported.


Program Manager, N2

The Schmidt Family Foundation is looking for an entrepreneurial, strategic, and values-aligned Program Manager to be part of a small, nimble team leading grant making for the emerging N2 Program promoting access and support for youth to thrive through nature and nurture.

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Director of AgTech

The Schmidt Family Foundation is dedicated to supporting the world’s small-holder farmers, who produce most of our food supply. These farmers tend to be the best stewards of the land and are committed to agroecology practices that nurture the health of our soil, our food, and our communities. We aim to collaborate with these farmers, among others, in developing, adapting and uptake of the tools and technologies that can help them thrive. To enable this work, we have created a grant-making program for “Agricultural Technologies” and are seeking its first Director to lead the program.

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Senior Investment Associate

Our investment program seeks to make impact-first investments that achieve similar impact goals as the Foundation’s grant-making programs, which include sustainable agriculture, energy, human rights, and marine conservation. The Senior Investment Associate will join a dynamic team of collaborative investment professionals who move the work forward with passion and precision. The successful candidate will be an experienced investment professional who combines sharp analytic skills with a genuine commitment to and passion for the values of the Foundation.

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