Chief Executive Officer, Candid

  • March 31, 2021

CandidChief Executive Officer, Candid

Reporting to and a member of the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer has ultimate responsibility and accountability for managing and accelerating the strategic, programmatic, and financial/operational activities of Candid. This individual also is responsible for recruiting, managing, and supporting senior staff and helping them to align and execute on priorities.

See the world. Make it better.

On February 1, 2019, Foundation Center and GuideStar joined forces to become Candid, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it.

Every year, millions of nonprofits spend trillions of dollars around the world. Candid finds out where that money comes from, where it goes, and why it matters. Through research, collaboration, and training, Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it. Candid’s data tools on nonprofits, foundations, and grants are the most comprehensive in the world.

Candid’s vision is an ambitious one. But we know that when we make investments in our talent, it translates to more access and better knowledge for those working for social good around the world.

POSITION: Chief Executive Officer


The successful candidate will bring to the role demonstrated intellectual breadth, convening power, resource development capabilities, financial acumen, and practical experience with the social sector. They must exhibit a deep commitment to the mission and values of Candid, grasp the potential for data and technology to transform the social sector, and be an inspirational and motivational leader for an accomplished staff. The candidate will engage as a nonpartisan thought leader in the community, focused on solutions and results to serve the broader good. Strategic and entrepreneurial thinking drawn from wide ranging professional experience, ideally at the intersection of the social sector and the private sector, would be considered valuable.

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