Our Team

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research hires top talented individuals who are devoted to our vital cause. With the growing global population projected to exceed 9 billion people by 2050, cutting edge research is needed to produce the transformative technologies, systems, and discoveries that will feed our world and enhance our health through a sustainable and nutritious food supply. To help our global community meet this challenge, FFAR builds unique partnerships to support pivotal pieces of innovative research in food and agriculture.

Development Officer
This position reports to the Director of Development and is responsible to proactively cultivate, solicit and steward donors and prospects, with a strong emphasis on programmatic support.  As a key member of the Development team, this position will manage a portfolio of donors and prospects throughout the year.  He/she will work closely with the Development Director to plan and implement FFAR’s programmatic giving and fundraising strategy.  This position plays an important role in raising the necessary funds to support FFAR’s operations and programs and is responsible for meeting key metrics including dollars raised and number of meaningful person contacts while building and advancing strong relationships with current and prospective donors. Download the full job description for additional information. 

We're growing! FFAR is now hiring for the following positions:

Development Intern
General responsibilies include: Learn about the challenges facing food and agriculture, help design and develop program materials for prospects/donors, assist in developing donor outreach strategies,  identify and create donor prospect lists, and other duties. Please download the full internship description for additional details. 

FFAR asks for a commitment to a minimum of 20 hours per week, however we are flexible with scheduling. Compensation as a part time employee will be at the hourly rate of $12.50.