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    April 7, 2020 Dear AFPDC Colleagues, Grief is a funny thing. That discomfort, mind racing, hard to focus feeling many of us are experiencing is actually grief making itself at home. As we enter ... More

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  • Washington, D.C., Iona is pleased to announce that we are hiring a part time Senior Associate, Donor Relations! About Iona Iona is a nonprofit organization that directly helps 3,000 older adults and families with the challenges and opportunities of aging in the greater Washington D.C. area. Since 1975, we have educated, advocated and provided community-based programs and services to help people age well and live well. Iona’s suite of services includes: Consultation, Care Management and Counseling, our award-winning Wellness & Arts adult day health center, Active Wellness Program at St. Alban’s, support groups, home-delivered meals, and more. For more information about Iona and a full job description, please visit www.iona.org .  Iona is fortunate to have a community of committed supporters. We have strong relationships with long-term funders, actively engaging stakeholders while cultivating new partners and developing new revenue streams.  About the Role In the newly created role, the Senior Associate, Donor Relations, will be responsible for introducing new donors to Iona through our Heart of Iona tours, developing engaging events throughout the year, and assist with overseeing the Heart of Caring Luncheon, among other duties. These responsibilities require strong writing and communication skills, the ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle competing priorities, and a forward-looking, proactive, efficient, and results-focused mindset. The incumbent will be innovative, detail-oriented, entrepreneurial, and dynamic, to help elevate the organization's fundraising efforts. The incumbent will enjoy engaging with donors and planning a variety of donor events. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will work remotely, until all staff are safely welcomed back into our Tenleytown location. Specific Responsibilities   Donor Pipeline Develops, suggests, and works with the Director of Development and Communications and Executive Director on ideas to maintain Iona’s donor pipeline. May solicit ideas from other departments within Iona on new donor ideas. Recruits and trains volunteer ambassadors to host tours about Iona’s mission. Reimagines tours within the current Covid-19 crisis and develops new virtual tactics for our pipeline. Develops compelling tour content and coaches speakers. Follows up with all tour attendees to cultivate new tour hosts and tracks conversations within our constituent database. Manage the volunteer Pipeline Committee, which is comprised of donors, volunteers, and Board Members.  General Development Relations Plans, coordinates, and oversees the annual fundraising luncheon in coordination with the Director of Development and Communications. This includes recruiting and supporting table captains and developing a compelling event and video that moves people to donate. Assists in the development of various donor events throughout the year. Attends evening and weekend events as needed. Stay up-to-date with developments in the field of aging services and generate new ideas to draw donor’s attention Performs other related duties as assigned. Compensation is commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit your letter of interest and resume to Expand HR Consulting, Erica Raphael:eraphael(at)expandhr.com Iona is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran or active military status, alienage or citizenship status, arrest or conviction record, credit history, salary history, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or partnership status, familial status, unemployment status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence or any other status protected by applicable law. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree. 2-3 years of related experience in event planning or fundraising. Self-starter with demonstrated ability to initiate, plan, and execute projects. Savvy storytelling and listening skills. Excellent writing and editing skills. Must be persistent and able to meet critical deadlines Strong interpersonal skills with a warm, amiable personality. Ability to interact professionally and effectively and maintain positive relationships with staff, donors, and others. Excellent organization skills, attentiveness to detail and ability to focus on under pressure. Flexibility, patience, and a sense of humor. This position will work remotely due to COVID-19 and will be office-based after the organization reopens.
  • Arlington, Virginia, What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental health. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.  Today, we are an alliance of hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations and a national office who work in communities across the United States to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need. NAMI advocates for all who are affected by mental illness, both the individuals and the people in their lives. In particular, we work to address disparities and injustices and to promote dignity and inclusion for all people with mental illness and their families. In addition to being advocates, we educate, we listen, and we lead as evidenced by our public awareness campaigns, the range of numerous programs we provide, and our strong public policy. We currently have an opening for a Director, Field Resource Development. The Director is responsible for directing strategy, planning and implementation of fund development mechanisms that empower and equip NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates to grow their financial sustainability.  Focused on increasing NAMI field leaders’ capacity and capability to increase their revenue, the Director works closely with all teams to provide opportunities, partnerships, frameworks and tools, positioning the field well for their fund development success. Additionally, the Director is responsible for expanding the menu of field fund raising options while continuously evaluating and improving the effectiveness of all field-facing resource development approaches and events, including NAMIWalks. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Create, review and implement new and/or existing fund development strategies, frameworks and tools for building enhanced financial sustainability in our field organizations. Work in an integrated fashion with all cross-functional teams within NAMI, leading financial resource capacity building, and the development and implementation of specific skill-building opportunities and tools for resource development. Work with the Strategic Alliances and Development team to leverage unrestricted revenue-generating opportunities throughout the field, maximizing collaboration among the various parts of the Alliance. Oversee and implement new and/or existing NAMIWalks field-facing fund development programs and initiatives, leading to increases in fundraising, awareness, organizational sustainability and support of the mission. Based on existing organizational health indicators, track and collect innovative fundraising strategies in order to scale and deploy best practices across the alliance. Lead and develop a high performing virtual team. Recruit and screen NAMI field organizations to become part of the NAMIWalks program and/or other programs/initiatives offered by the Field Resource Development team. Leverage opportunities in the fundraising industry for NAMI in the professional Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Industry.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Masters or MBA preferred; business planning acumen highly desirable 8 – 10 years of progressively responsible experience with non-profit organizations; 6+ years must be a combination of strategy, leadership, fund development and event management   Diverse fund development experience (national and local events, major donors, grants, etc.) 6+ years of supervisory experience required; distributed team experience preferred Proven track record of working on a national scale with diverse individuals, teams and organizations with varying capacities Demonstrated experience in developing robust, collaborative relationships among organizations and individuals Excellent diplomacy skills Strong organizational skills Ability to respond quickly and effectively to challenges and competing priorities Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong project management and delegation skills Proven ability to manage budgets effectively Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Frequent (20% -30%) travel This position is based in Arlington, VA.  Must pass background check.    Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V  
  • Washington, D.C., The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), the nation’s food and health watchdog, works to improve the food environment for all.  CSPI led efforts to win passage of many state and local policies to improve school food, remove sugary drinks from children’s menus, and require calorie labeling on chain restaurant menus.  Those successes led to sweeping national policies—such as:  Nutrition Labeling and Education Act which put Nutrition Facts Label on most packaged foods; Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which set 21 st Century standards for school foods; Food Safety Modernization Act, which gave authority to the FDA to recall contaminated foods; and Food Allergen Consumer Protection Act, which requires clear labeling of foods containing leading allergens.  Unhealthy food and beverages are the leading contributors to death in the United States, contributing to over 600,000 premature deaths each year, primarily through heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, and stroke.  The typical American diet is low in fruit, vegetables and whole grains and too high in sugar-sweetened beverages, red and processed meat, full-fat dairy, refined grains, sodium, and saturated fat.  The ubiquity, amounts, and aggressive promotion of sugary drinks and unhealthy food in the food supply are hazardous to the public’s health.  We are searching for a dynamic and effective Grants Administrator to manage reporting of grant expenditures and a robust subgrants program in conjunction with our state and local policy campaign team.  The campaign seeks to spark and support initiatives by state and local organizations, policymakers, and the public to build synergy and national momentum for food and nutrition policies, especially in historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing.  This role reports directly to the Director of Development and coordinates closely with the Advocacy Director and CSPI’s Director of Finance.  Job location is CSPI’s Washington, DC office or remote.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities Provide technical support to grantees, helping them with applications and reporting. Work closely with campaign team to monitor expenditures, subgrants process, payments, and reports to ensure both the grant and subgrants stay on budget. Act as CSPI’s administrative support and point of contact for grantees. Track grant expenditures and develop financial reports. Help draft communications to grantors and grantees, including grant agreements, contracts, application forms, and amendments. Manage grant database and ensure records are accurate and complete. Shared responsibility for timely and accurate reporting of all grant-related expenditures in collaboration with the policy and finance departments.   Qualifications The ideal candidate would possess: At least five years of nonprofit grant administration experience. Budget management and grant-reporting experience. Experience with working across teams in a positive, inclusive, collaborative, and strategic organizational culture. Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at the intersection of public health and social justice and ability to promote it throughout the work and in the workplace. Proven track record of building strong relationships with multiple stakeholders in a persuasive, credible, and professional manner. High level of organization and attention to details. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to produce high quality written materials, including financial reports. Excellent judgment and consistent professionalism, with the ability to take responsibility for multiple projects and deadlines. Intellectual agility and the ability to manage competing deadlines. Proficiency with MSOffice applications, including Word and Excel.  Familiarity with online grants software. Ability to work additional hours as needed.  To Apply Please email your application materials, which should include a cover letter indicating relevant experience and interest and résumé to  hr@cspinet.org .  Include “Grants-afpdc2” in the subject line.   CSPI offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package along with a healthy working environment.  CSPI is an equal opportunity employer.  Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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