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Assistant Director, Public Engagement
Reporting to the Director of Public Engagement, the Assistant Director will review research results (whether funded by the Foundation or not) in order to translate findings in ways that encourage academic, religious, and general public audiences...

Executive Assistant, Office of the President
Reporting to the President, the Executive Assistant to the President manages all aspects of the President’s Office. The Executive Assistant to the President manages the President’s schedule, meetings, and travel and serves as liaison between...

Intern, Program Operations
Reporting to the Director of Program Operations, the Intern will conduct research on historical grants and donations made by the John Templeton Foundation to create a complete listing of the relevant files and records inside the Grants database...

Program Officer, Individual Freedom and Free Markets
The Program Officer is responsible for the development of new funding initiatives and the management of the full life cycle of the grant process within the area of Individual Freedom and Free Markets. The Program Officer’s specific activities include...

Program Officer, Public Engagement
Reporting to the Director of Public Engagement, the Program Officer of Public Engagement plays a vital role in developing and managing grants and projects that engage religious, academic, and/or general public audiences...


The mission of the John Templeton Foundation is to serve as a philanthropic catalyst for discovery in areas engaging life’s biggest questions. These questions range from explorations into the laws of nature and the universe to questions on the nature of love, gratitude, forgiveness, and creativity.

Our vision is derived from Sir John Templeton’s commitment to rigorous scientific research and related scholarship. The Foundation’s motto “How little we know, how eager to learn” exemplifies our support for open-minded inquiry and our hope for advancing human progress through breakthrough discoveries.