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Join Project for Public Spaces’ Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Project for Public Spaces is currently seeking individuals to serve on its board in a volunteer capacity. Project for Public Spaces is a nonprofit organization that seeks to bring public spaces to life by planning and designing them with the people who use them every day. Our knowledge, skills, and strategies equip people to fuel lasting change.

The Board of Directors has identified a need for at least three individuals with knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following areas: Financial Planning & Oversight, Legal, and Fundraising.


  • Strong belief in the Project for Public Spaces mission
  • Presence at our quarterly board meetings
  • Active participation on the board and board subcommittees
  • Attention to and oversight of the organization’s annual operating budget
  • Participation in Project for Public Spaces events and fundraising efforts
  • Staying informed about matters concerning Project for Public Spaces, sharing relevant opportunities and news with your network, and advocating for its work
  • Working with fellow board members and to complete any assignments thoroughly and on time
  • An estimated 15-20 hour annual commitment to board work

Preferred Financial Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in financial management (CPA, finance degree, investment banking background, or equivalent experience)
  • Understanding of nonprofit accounting principles, regulations, and financial reporting
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills

Preferred Legal Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with contract law, intellectual property law, municipal law, real estate law, or related fields

Preferred Fundraising Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in development and participation in successful fundraising strategies for non-profit organizations
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with prospects, donors, sponsors, and funding agencies
  • Experience in planning, coordinating, and executing fundraising campaigns
  • Strong financial skills to analyze fundraising performance, forecast revenue, and manage fundraising budgets effectively

If you are interested in making a significant impact and have the expertise we seek, we'd love to hear from you. Please complete the following Typeform to submit your application. Only applicants selected for an interview will receive a response.