Sample Foundation Program Officer Resume

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Hector Arsenault
2831 Diamond Cove
Providence, RI 2903

Job Objective Qualified Foundation Program Officer seeking to fill position with established top-rate organization looking for applicants with extensive training and experience.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Huge working experience in strategic and business planning
  • Extensive research knowledge
  • Solid knowledge of microfinance industry and its best practices
  • Strong networking and financial statement analysis skills
  • Ability to handle multiple activities concurrently in pressure situations
  • Ability to carry out research to analyze and assess business scenario

Professional Experience:

Foundation Program Officer
McCormick Foundation, Providence, RI
August 2005 – Present

  • Conducted research to identify and scrutinize potential grantees.
  • Interviewed key stakeholders and potential grantees and visited potential sites.
  • Worked closely with Trustees and grantees to develop goals, approach, initiative and evaluation of grants.
  • Assisted existing and potential grantees with strategic planning and advice.
  • Developed collaborative and candid relationships with grantees.
  • Prepared written recommendations updates and reports for Trustees.

Foundation Program Officer
Doris Duke Foundation, Providence, RI
May 2000 – July 2005

  • Developed and maintained relationships with existing and potential grantees.
  • Worked closely with grantees to regularly communicate foundation objectives so as to achieve the set objectives within the deadline.
  • Worked with senior vice President to develop and implement the policy, and advocacy and research activities.
  • Attended domestic meetings on food security, agriculture, water and sanitation.
  • Assisted senior vice president to synchronize various work streams as per foundation policy and interests.
  • Cultivated relationships with various advocacy, policy and research organizations working on agriculture, land grabs and other areas.


Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
Clemson University, Clemson, SC

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