The McKnight Foundation is pleased to announce that we have released a position profile for our next President, and the application process is now open.

We seek a dynamic executive to build on McKnight’s legacy and lead the organization through the next chapter. This individual will provide energy, vision, strategy, and management to drive future impact in the Foundation’s core program areas. This leader will live the values of the organization and inspire a culture of collaboration, inclusivity, and innovation.

The President will have overall accountability, responsibility, and authority for the philanthropic, operational, and business affairs of the McKnight Foundation in accordance with the Strategic Framework and the goals of the Board. The ideal candidate will offer a holistic systems perspective and a deep commitment to racial equity.

View the full profile. Please direct all inquiries about this position to the search firm Korn Ferry at