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Delaware Museum of Nature and Science - Director of Development

Posted: 2/8/2024

Salary: $60,000 - $70,000

Reports to: Executive Director
FLSA Status: Exempt

The Delaware Museum of Nature and Science completed an exciting metamorphosis in 2022, with a new name, transformed exhibits, and a service-centric culture towards our guests and team members. Bring your brain and creativity to join our team and help ignite a life-long passion for exploring, discovering, and valuing nature and science within our community and beyond.

Summary

The Director of Development leads and executes comprehensive fundraising strategies to support the museum’s mission, programs, and expansion initiatives. The Director of Development plays a pivotal role in cultivating and stewarding relationships with donors, members, and partners, ensuring the continued growth and sustainability of the museum.

Essential Functions

  • Uphold the highest quality of guest experience through equitable, respectful interactions that meet the unique needs of each guest and team member.  
  • Be conversant in the museum’s mission, exhibits, collections, programs, and the guest experience service philosophy and practices to enhance the guest experience.
  • Develop and implement a strategic and innovative fundraising plan to meet short and long-term financial goals.
  • Identify funding opportunities, including grants, sponsorships, individual donations, and corporate partnerships.
  • Collaborate with the museum leadership team to align fundraising efforts with the museum’s mission and vision.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential donors, ensuring effective communication and engagement.
  • Develop personalized strategies to steward major donors, patrons, and sponsors, fostering a sense of investment and loyalty.
  • Oversee the management and implementation of the museum’s membership program.
  • Oversee and maintain the administration of the fundraising database to ensure accurate input of donor and member information, gifts, and reporting of development and membership giving.
  • Organize events and initiatives to recognize and celebrate donors, creating opportunities for meaningful interactions.
  • Research, identify, and apply for relevant grants from government agencies, foundations, and other funding sources.
  • Manage the grant application process, ensuring compliance with all requirements and deadlines.
  • Work closely with program staff to gather necessary information for grant proposals and reporting.
  • Lead capital campaigns and other fundraising initiatives, collaborating with cross-functional teams and committees to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Oversee the museum’s annual fundraising events, with primary responsibility for corporate sponsorship, soliciting advertisements, and silent auction.
  • Collaborate with Business Operations department to develop and manage the Development budget, tracking expenses and revenues to ensure fiscal responsibility.
  • Provide regular reports on fundraising progress and financial metrics to the executive team and Board of Trustees.
  • Manage and supervise the Development department staff.
Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in business, humanities, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5+ years nonprofit fundraising experience
  • 5+ years of experience in donor cultivation, gift solicitation, and stewardship
  • 3+ years of supervisory and management experience
  • Thorough knowledge of and proven track record in major and individual gifts, institutional support, and special events
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with donor database software
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Background or strong interest in cultural institutions, environment, education, and/or science preferred
Schedule

This is a full-time position defined by the museum as 37.5 hours per week, exclusive of a daily 30-minute unpaid lunch period. The schedule will be determined in collaboration with the Executive Director and may vary to accommodate special events, programs, and projects.

Benefits

  • Generous PTO allotment
  • Health coverage with 95% of the employee base plan covered by the museum available after 30 days of employment
  • Dental and vision coverage available after 30 days of employment 
  • Life/AD&D, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurance covered 100% by the museum  
  • 401(k) after 1 year of service 
  • Fetch Pet Insurance employee discount for the life of the policy  
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • 4-person museum membership
  • Employee discounts for museum store, café, special events, and programs
How to Apply

Qualified applicants are invited to email a cover letter and their resume to Erika Barber, Human Resources Manager, at ebarber@delmns.org. 

Delaware Museum of Nature and Science is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class. If you require assistance or an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources department.

Children & Families First - Philanthropy Manager

Posted: 1/24/2024

Salary: $65,000 - $75,000

The Philanthropy Manager reports to the Chief Leadership & Engagement Officer and directs the individual and philanthropic giving efforts for Children & Families First (CFF). This full-time position is responsible for the development and execution of a focused, strategic approach to individual and foundation to support Children & Families First (CFF). With a primary focus on the donor experience, the Philanthropy Manager serves to build an increasingly strong and diverse network of local, regional, and national investors, and increase financial investment in CFF to support a dynamic and growing organization. In partnership with CFF leadership and volunteers, the Philanthropy Manager spends considerable time visiting with and stewarding individual and corporate investors, and prospects. This role will also oversee the day-to-day management of CFF fundraising infrastructure, including donor record management, stewardship, and reporting.
 
Essential Duties

  • Create opportunities to increase the visibility of Children & Families First through strategic engagement, participation in events, and special initiatives. 
  • Collaborate with the Communications & Engagement Manager in the creation of donor-related materials including print and electronic appeals, stewardship communication, and meeting packets.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy for both annual funds and special campaign initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the Senior Executive Team to align annual fundraising targets with organizational strategic objectives and budget.
  • Develop and implement a plan to achieve CFF’s fundraising goals with measurable targets and outcomes.
  • Continually identify new individual, foundation, corporate, and government prospects.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with individuals, corporations, government agencies, and foundations.
  • Manage a portfolio of donors and prospective donors through cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Ensure timely and accurate communication with the Finance Team to ensure proper handing and accounting of grants and donations.
  • Ensure receipt, acknowledgement, reporting, and stewardship of grants and donations.
  • Set and achieve monthly and annual goals, including the number of face-to-face visits with donor prospects, number of gifts, number of new investors, number of new prospects in cultivation, total investments.
  • Maintain documentation of fundraising activity and prepare monthly reports on progress for the CEO and Board.
  • Prepare or delegate preparation of written and verbal proposals, concept and informational materials, endowment and planned giving agreements, and other materials needed to secure donations.
  • Solicit a measurable number of gifts annually, while growing a pipeline of new opportunities to support future gift solicitations.
  • Work with other staff to coordinate small-scale events as needed.
  • Prepare fundraising committee activities, reports, and meeting agendas. 
  • Supervises all fundraising contractors.
  • Coordinate with staff in the use of Raisers’ Edge, CFF’s donor database.
Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, nonprofit management or similar field with a minimum of five years of experience in fundraising, nonprofit or foundation development; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience using Raisers Edge Fundraising Database required.
  • Demonstrated success achieving annual fundraising goals within a range of $500,000 - $1,000,000.
  • Successful experience with community engagement.
  • Strong event planning skills.
  • Proven ability to establish objectives, set performance standards, and to achieve goals.
  • Experience motivating and collaborating successfully with volunteers. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to develop relationships of trust and respect with all stakeholders and excite stakeholder investments. 
  • Self-starter with the ability to initiate prospecting activities and face-to-face meeting.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while managing multiple deadlines. 
  • High degree of initiative and the ability to work independently.
  • Exhibits strong passion for CFF’s vision and mission.
  • Commitment to building a welcoming, inclusive, and equitable community where all people can thrive.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to the cultural differences present among the agency’s service population.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and travel as necessary.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier.
Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holiday Pay
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) plan with matching
  • EAP and other wellness programs
How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@cffde.org.

Delaware Hospice - Events and Outreach Coordinator

Posted: 1/12/2024


Salary: $50,000 - $55,000

Delaware Hospice is actively seeking a full-time Events and Outreach Coordinator to be based out of our Newark, Delaware location.
 
About Delaware Hospice
 
Since 1982, Delaware Hospice has provided the highest quality hospice and healthcare services, and serves as a trusted community partner in end-of-life education and support. Our mission is to support every individual, family, and community with compassionate and expert care for serious illness.
 
Accredited by the Joint Commission, Delaware Hospice continues to be a licensed, nonprofit, community-based hospice serving Delaware. Now also providing care in Pennsylvania; southern Chester and Delaware counties. We offered healthcare services through our Delaware Hospice, Delaware Palliative, Delaware Transitions, Katybug, Bereavement, and New Hope programs at the Delaware Hospice Center, in private homes, or acute and long term care facilities. For more information about Delaware Hospice’s programs and services, upcoming events, or employment opportunities, call 302-478-5707 or visit our website, www.delawarehospice.org.
 
About the Position
 
The Events and Outreach Coordinator includes special event management, sponsorship development, donor cultivation, communications, and stewardship. Oversees all fundraising events in New Castle County and assists with some downstate events and activities. Position will require some statewide travel and a flexible schedule including occasional nights and weekends.
 
Qualifications
 
Associate degree and 2 to 3 years of special events and fundraising experience is  preferred. Excellent communication skills including writing and verbal. Ability to work independently, as well as, in a team environment. Experience and demonstrated skill in non-profit fundraising, volunteer  management and community outreach. Ability to work with and supervise volunteers. Knowledge of MS Office programs and donor databases required. Familiarity with database management, reporting, analysis, and list development. “Raiser’s Edge/NXT” experience preferred, but not required.
 
Benefits
 
Delaware Hospice cares for our staff with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the generous benefits we provide and the opportunities for growth and advancement that we make available to our team. Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance 
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 403(B) retirement fund with company contribution after 2 years of service
  • Paid time off
  • Reimbursement for certification fees, and tuition assistance
  • Retention awards
  • Employee Assistance Program to you and family members at no cost to you
  • Employee recognition and referral programs
  • Fun contests to promote a healthy lifestyle
How to Apply
 
Interested candidates can apply online at: https://www.delawarehospice.org/careers/apply-now/?gnk=job&gni=8a7887ac8c7f6022018cef67bf14466d.
 
Delaware Hospice is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition - Development Manager

Posted: 1/11/2024

Salary: $55,000 - $65,000

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
 
Summary
 
As a member of the Administrative Team, this position will provide programmatic support to the Chief Executive Officer, Staff, and other agency administrators as needed.  Working under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, this position oversees the agency’s donor relations and management of the agency’s donor database to ensure a comprehensive donor relations and stewardship system that effectively promotes engagement with and recognition of all-level donors, while leveraging strategies and best practices for donor retention, acquisition, and growth. This versatile position also oversees DBCC fundraising partnerships, provides support for grant submissions, and serves as internal lead for day-to-day grants management across the organization.
 
Minimum Qualifications
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Articulate and persuasive communicator with excellent organizational skills (oral and written) and the ability to excel at details, multi-tasking, and working under pressure with adherence to concurrent deadlines.  
  • Must have expertise in the use of software programs such as MS Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Excel and proficiency with social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram).
  • Must have experience with donor management software.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a non-profit Development/Fundraising role.  Knowledge around Delaware foundations, funders, and experience with grant writing, submissions, and tracking management.
  • Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record with ability for occasional local travel.
  • Ability to keep very sensitive and confidential information, respecting the privacy of donors, survivors, and the DBCC agency.  
  • Ability and/or experience with research and sourcing of prospective grant and foundation funders and major gifts cultivation. 
Education and/or Experience
 
Bachelor’s degree and three to five years development/fundraising/office administration support at the executive level preferred. 
 
Language Skills 

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Board of Trustees, clients, partners, staff, and the public. Ability to review, edit, and submit grants and produce strategic donor/sponsor mailing lists.      
Reasoning Ability 

  • Ability to solve practical problems and make informed recommendations to leadership.  
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions provided in written, oral, or schedule format.
Physical Demands  
 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities 
 
This job has the potential for supervisory responsibilities.
 
Essential Position Requirements
 
Donor Relations

  • Oversees donor relations and manages the agency’s database,  Give Effect: 
    • Oversee the maintenance of Give Effect and works to keep the system as accurate and up-to-date as possible, minimizing donor record duplication.
    • Ensure standard operating procedures are put in place and ensures those are being followed when working with Give Effect and updates are provided as necessary.  
    • Keep up-to-date with Give Effect systems and attends trainings and seminars as warranted and available to enhance and leverage system to inform donor outreach. 
    • Apply a strategic understanding of Give Effect tools and effectively utilize features that efficiently track all donations, including cash gifts, to cultivate future donations, as well as regular reporting on grant and partnership funding progress.  

  • Support development efforts in advancing, creating, and sustaining long-term relationships with major donors and key stakeholders. Interact with working groups and donors through both verbal and written correspondence and in-person as needed.  
    • Leverage Give Effect training and system capabilities to maximize efforts in cultivating successful stewardship of donors by designing, recommending and producing strategic reports in donor trends and insights, developing robust donor profiles and cultivating best practices in donor relations.
    • Work with the Chief Executive Officer on donor and fundraising partner cultivation.
    • Work with the Chief Executive Officer to maintain the freshness of thank you letter narratives and how donors are acknowledged, with sensitivity to their communication preferences.
    • Provide reports, data, and mailing lists as requested, facilitate DBCC appeal campaigns.
    • Ensure all donors are appropriately thanked in a timely and meaningful way, i.e. follow up thank you letters to donors. Collaborate with leadership team to send benefactors acknowledgements/thank you letters. 
    • Work with the Greater Giving database administrator to ensure individual donor information generated through events are captured for future donor stewardship. 
  • Prospecting & Research:  Take the lead in researching major gifts prospects to build and maintain an active donor pipeline in collaboration with CEO and fellow team members.  
Grant Submissions

  • Review, edit, submit, and at times lead on, and keep track of all grant requests and funding awards.  Work closely with the Executive leadership to ensure timely submission of grants and accurate report tracking. 
  • Lead research & prospecting of new eligible foundation, corporate and government grant opportunities to suggest to the grant team.
  • Create a timeline of traditional grant deadlines and update with new grant undertakings, communicating to the Grant Team regularly to ensure advance time for preparation/submission.
  • Manage, coordinate and execute the collection of impact data to strengthen evidence to inspire storytelling efforts and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the Chief Operating Officer and grant team to furnish funders with supporting documents, managing the full reporting process for awarded funds as required and in accordance with grant parameters.
 Partnerships

  • Oversee partnerships and the Partnership Oversight Committee (POC), a staff-driven committee that meets weekly to discuss and coordinate partnerships held for the agency.    
  • Represent the agency at various outreach, community, networking, and partnership events.
  • Perform other related duties as requested or required.
  • Investigate potential new fundraising partnerships with CEO and DBCC team members to determine feasibility of DBCC resources/assistance needed for execution. 
General/Office Administration

  • Assist the Chief Executive Officer with programmatic support as it pertains to the function of the agency.
  • Attend, and assist as needed at, all major agency events and other functions as appropriate.
Working Hours
 
The agency has general operating hours Monday – Friday, between 9:00am – 5:00pm with flexibility; although necessary work hours will be scheduled on evenings and weekends depending on the needs of the program and agency. This position is a hybrid of office and work at home hours. 
 
Work Environment
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. DBCC’s culture is collaborative and team focused and exercises a strengths-based approach in alignment with our values. 
 
How to Apply
 
Interested applications should apply on Indeed at https://www.indeed.com/job/development-manager-37903695f0f0cad1?from=iaBackPress.

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition - Administrator/Donor Relations

Posted: 1/11/2024

Salary: $37,000 - $43,000

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer

Summary
 
As a member of the Administrative Team, this position will provide administrative, programmatic, and clerical support to the Chief Executive Officer, Board of Trustees, Staff, and other agency Administrators as needed.  Working under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, this position provides all necessary organizational support and responsibilities statewide for the agency. 
 
This is highly visible position that interacts with all DBCC team members. As a priority, this position also oversees the agency’s donor relations and management of the agency’s donor database to ensure a comprehensive donor relations and stewardship system that effectively promotes engagement with and recognition of all-level donors, while leveraging strategies and best practices for donor retention, acquisition and growth.  
 
Minimum Qualifications
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Excellent organizational skills (oral and written) and the ability to excel at details, multi-tasking and working under pressure.   
  • Must have expertise in the use of software programs such as MS Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as functional experience with administrative tools such as Survey Monkey, Doodle Polls, Zoom virtual meeting scheduling, Microsoft Teams, etc. 
  • Must have some experience with donor management software.
  • Knowledge around Delaware foundations and funders and some experience with grant management.
  • Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Ability to keep very sensitive and confidential information, respecting the privacy of donors, survivors, and the DBCC agency.  
Education and/or Experience
 
Bachelor’s degree and three to five years office administrative support at the executive level preferred. 
 
Language Skills

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and standard operating procedures (SOPs).  
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Board of Trustees, clients, partners, staff, and the public.
  • Ability to review, edit, and submit grants and produce strategic donor/sponsor mailing lists.     
Reasoning Ability 

  • Ability to solve practical problems. 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions provided in written, oral, or schedule format.
Physical Demands
 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Essential Position Requirements

DBCC Administration & Board Support

  • Assist the Chief Executive Officer and leadership staff with administrative, secretarial, and programmatic support as it pertains to the function of the agency.
  • Serve as the liaison between the Board of Trustees and the agency, supporting Board and Committee meeting needs, report availability, and communications. 
  • Organize board/staff meetings, programs, events, or conferences by arranging for facilities and caterers, issuing information or invitations, coordinating speakers,  and working within an event budget.
  • Attend, and participate in, Board and committee meetings as warranted and take/record official meeting minutes as needed. .  
  • Compose and prepare confidential correspondence, reports, and other complex documents, update staff/board listings regularly and as needed, and maintain well-filed agency documents.
  • In conjunction with the agency Accounting Manager and other staff, order agency supplies, and maintain a workable office environment.   
  • Attend, and assist as needed at, all major agency events and other functions as appropriate.
  • As a priority, will become familiar with the Bylaws of the agency in order to apply a functional understanding to matters affecting the Board and the agency, such as Board Director term limits, nominating procedures/board voting, and advance notice of financial documents for budgetary approval and other meetings. 
Donor Relations

  • Maintains donor relations and manages the agency’s database, Giveffect: 
    • Maintains the Giveffect database  and works to keep the system as accurate and up-to-date as possible, minimizing donor record duplication.
    • Puts SOPs in place and ensures they are being followed when working with Giveffect and updates all SOPs as necessary. 
    • Keeps up-to-date with  Giveffect systems and attends trainings and seminars as warranted and available to enhance and leverage system to inform donor outreach. 
    • Applies a strategic understanding of  Giveffect tools and effectively utilizes features that efficiently track all donations, including cash gifts, to cultivate future donations. 
    • Work in conjunction with the Development Manager on the Partnership Oversight committee and partnership follow up.
    • Assist Accounting Manager with banking needs, deposits, and recording. 
    • Performs other related duties as requested or required. 
Working Hours

The agency has general operating hours Monday – Friday, between 9:00am – 5:00pm with flexibility; although necessary work hours will be scheduled on evenings and weekends depending on the needs of the program and agency. This position is a hybrid of office and work at home hours. 
 
Work Environment  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 
How to Apply
 
Interested applicants should apply on Indeed at https://www.indeed.com/job/administrative-assistantdonor-relations-a78ddfe0134bf545.

Rodel - Associate Director, Development

Posted: 1/10/2024

Salary: $80,000 - $100,000

Rodel’s Vision: Our vision is an excellent and equitable public education system that supports all Delawareans to achieve success in school and life.

Position Summary

At Rodel, we partner with national and local funders to co-invest with us to improve the lives of all Delawareans. A successful Associate Director for Development will provide a clear vision for operationalizing Rodel’s co-investment pipeline in alignment with Rodel’s strategic priorities.
 
The Associate Director will be responsible for project managing grant applications, conducting funder research, and tracking grant progress using reporting and data analysis. This role will support senior leadership in raising awareness of our collective impact with current and potential partners through marketing and in-person visits. Additionally, they will support senior leadership to build out strategic, long-term partnerships to grow our impact and proactively work with the entire team to identify and plan opportunities to expand networks to further our mission. Ideally, the person in this role will have previous experience in partnership development, fundraising administration and/or strong experience managing complex systems and projects with a high degree of detail orientation. This person will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

Who We Are
 
Rodel has worked in Delaware for more than 20 years to improve educational outcomes. Our mission is to strengthen Delaware’s public education system and workforce by connecting partners to advance and implement sustainable solutions. To do this, we:

  • Convene cross-sector partners: Rodel brings partners from across the state to listen together, identify opportunities, and collaborate to advance issues we have prioritized.
  • Connect good ideas to resources: Rodel highlights opportunities for national and local funders to invest in Delaware education by supporting effective partnerships and innovativeprograms.
  • Scale, share, and support ideas grounded in evidence and practice: Rodel’s work is informed by data, national and international best practices, and the perspectives of Delawareans which, in turn, inform Rodel’s perspectives and resources.
Our Commitment to Equity
 
At Rodel, we are committed to engaging in our work as a member of the Delaware community and grounding our work in Delaware’s unique context and history. In order to transform education, we must take the time to look at what equity means to our work and our daily lives, and act. We believe in centering students and families in our work, practicing our values to support an equitable public education system, reflecting as we learn, unlearn, and move towards action, and improving how we hold ourselves accountable to these commitments.
 
Rodel aims to strengthen all of our work by expanding our partnerships to be more inclusive of the Delawareans we seek to serve. Rodel is committed to transparency in how equity, accessibility, and inclusion play out in our work externally and internally. We will continue to revisit our goals, reflect on our actions, and approach our work through this lens to ensure we are building equity all around us.
 
How to Apply
 
Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter to ttrawick@rodelde.org.

Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County - Grant Manager

Posted: 1/10/2024


Salary$45,000 - $62,000

Reports To: Director of Development
Work Environment: Hybrid

Mission: We seek to put God’s love into action by building homes, community, and hope.

Position Summary

The Grant Manager will be responsible for grant research, managing a master grants calendar, completing letters of intent, preparing grant proposals and formal grant applications, stewarding foundation relationships, and ensuring that grant compliance and reporting requirements are met. The Grant Manager will manage a portfolio of grant applications to foundation and corporate entities. This role involves crafting effective grant proposals, reports, and communication materials that align with the organization's mission and programs. Exceptional writing skills and attention to detail are essential for this position.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead private and corporate foundation-giving efforts through research, relationship building, grant writing, and reporting.
  • Oversee government grants for research, writing, and reporting.
  • Steward existing foundation donors in the portfolio.
  • Work with internal teams to identify funding needs and to create budgets and compelling narratives to support successful grants.
  • Ensure timely and effective grant management and compliance with requirements.
  • Track and meet all deadlines on a comprehensive reporting calendar including all foundation grant funding opportunities.
  • Track grant submissions, relationship activities, and grant data in Salesforce.
  • Meeting or exceeding specific annual revenue goals for foundation giving.

Requirements

  • Able to think strategically and creatively to reach fundraising goals. 
  • Excellent writing, storytelling, and editing skills; experience creating budgets.
  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office, donor management (DonorPerfect preferred), and CRM, such as Salesforce experience, are preferred.
  • Strong organization, project, and time management skills.
  • Flexible; able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to work collaboratively within a team environment and across departments.
  • Superior interpersonal skills with an ability to relate to broadly diverse audiences.
  • Passion for equitable communities and the mission of Habitat for Humanity.
  • Comfort learning innovative technology is required.
Education

  • College degree preferred.

Experience

  • Three years of fundraising and at least one year of grant writing.
  • A track record of success in meeting revenue goals and developing donor relationships.
  • Experience using CRM systems preferred.
How to Apply
 
Send the following to Kathi Barber, kbarber@habitatncc.org: cover letter, resume, and a writing sample (preferably a grant LOI or Executive Summary.)