Careers

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Joyce seeks nominations and applications for the newly created position of COO. Reporting to the president and working in close partnership with the chief investment officer and other members of the senior leadership team, the COO will build and steward strong, integrated systems and practices in support of the Foundation’s mission.

About us

The Joyce Foundation is a private, nonpartisan philanthropy that invests in public policies and strategies to advance racial equity and economic mobility for the next generation in the Great Lakes region. Joyce supports policy research, development, and advocacy in six program areas: Culture, Democracy, Education & Economic Mobility, Environment, Gun Violence Prevention & Justice Reform, and Journalism. The Foundation focuses its grant making primarily in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin, while also exploring promising, evidence-informed policy solutions nationally and at the federal level.

Recent News

News

$14.4 million for Chicago’s Cultural Treasures

Forty organizations that contribute to the history, culture, vibrancy, and identity of communities of color in greater Chicago will be receiving $14.4 million through the new Chicago's Cultural Treasures initiative.