Climate Breakthrough

Climate Breakthrough is a global philanthropy supporting extraordinary climate leaders to pursue ambitious and transformative climate endeavors through the Climate Breakthrough Award: a multi-million-dollar, multi-year, flexible grant. Our mission is to make an outsized impact in resolving the climate crisis by freeing leaders to translate their boldest ideas into transformative climate action that swiftly and justly closes the gap between the world today and a sustainable future. 

Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Climate Breakthrough is funded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the IKEA Foundation, the JPB Foundation, The Lemelson Foundation, Quadrature Climate Foundation, Oceankind, and Vere Initiatives. For more information, visit

May 03, 2024  
$70,000 - $90,000 yearly
About the Role Reporting to the Director of Operations and Strategy, the Finance & Grants Specialist will play a critical role in the day-to-day finance and grantmaking processes of our growing organization. Coordinating between the Climate Breakthrough team, our outsourced accounting partner, and vendors and grantees around the world, the Finance & Grants Specialist must be both detail-oriented and a strong communicator. The Finance & Grants Specialist will also support the organization’s annual budget and audit processes, and develop and manage regular reporting that budget holders and the Senior Leadership Team rely on to make decisions.   The ideal Finance & Grants Specialist is detail-oriented, proactive, organized, flexible, and able to communicate effectively to both financial and non-financial audiences. The Finance Specialist’s work will be divided into the following areas:  Grant Management  Assist with preparation of financial...
Climate Breakthrough Hybrid (San Francisco, CA, USA) Full-Time