Foundation Giving Manager

New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 02, 2021
Jul 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Founded in 2001 by Jessica Seinfeld, Good+Foundation is a leading national nonprofit that works to dismantle multi-generational poverty by pairing tangible goods and microgrants with innovative services for low-income fathers, mothers and caregivers, creating an upward trajectory for the whole family. The Foundation Giving Manager is part of a small development team of four to five individuals. This position has excellent growth potential. Working closely with the CEO, the Foundation Giving Manager manages the  Good+Foundation grant portfolio, which has doubled in the past three years. 

In addition to stewarding current grants, the Foundation Giving Manager researches and writes new proposals, creating tailored strategies for collaboration with funders with a focus on sustained revenue generation.The goal for the portfolio in 2021 is $1.5 million in annual revenue.

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated and creative professional with excellent writing and presentation skills and an ability to build client relationships and manage complex projects. They will need to develop a deep understanding of all organizational operations and programs to inform well-rounded grant proposals and reports. A willingness to be a team player and a good sense of humor is necessary.

Principal Responsibilities:

    Maintain and expand the organization’s portfolio of foundation funders Steward current grants to ensure proper fulfillment of all grant requirements Update and maintain grants calendar of deadlines, shared with relevant colleagues Update and maintain foundations folder on internal server with documents related to grants to ensure proper financial accounting Research potential grant opportunities and strategize tying funder focus areas to Good+Foundation’s work Write proposals for new grant opportunities Create preparatory documents for donor calls and subsequent recap notes Prepare detailed, grant-specific budgets in collaboration with Director of Finance and Administration and Chief Program and Operations Officer to ensure adherence to Good+ mission and goals Synthesize Foundation’s complex programs, and activities, and data  into clear, compelling presentations, proposals and reports Complete, send and file tax acknowledgement and thank you letters for all incoming grants Attend relevant seminars and training events when available, taking detailed notes Assist Development Team as needed through on-site support of fundraising events, national convenings, etc. Participate in Good+ Evaluation Task Force with Program Team members to provide insight on qualitative and quantitative measures conducive to securing funding Oversee and update organization’s Guidestar profile to maintain Platinum seal in accordance with commitment to transparency

Education and Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor's Degree 3 years experience with relationship management, proposal writing and grant coordination Fully versed in grant life cycle and processes Experience assessing request for proposal (RFP)/RFQ packages for requirements to ensure compliance with all submission requirements Experience preparing and managing proposal development schedule from pre/post RFP to submission Experience developing proposal outlines aligned with specified scope of work and evaluation criteria described in grant application Experience conducting proposal kickoff meetings, proposal reviews and necessary logistics for timely proposal submission Experience creating variety of written products and deliverables in timely manner

Technical Skills

    Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint and Excel Database management skills (previous Salesorce experience preferred)

Writing samples and references will be requested. Social service sector experience is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience, with a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision and 403b.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume. The position starts in July so that cross-training can take place with the outgoing Foundation Giving Manager.

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