New Alternatives for Children (NAC) is an innovative,
award-winning child welfare agency with 39 years of experience and
expertise serving children with chronic medical/mental health
conditions. NAC is located in mid-town Manhattan, with a satellite
Bronx office. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently
seeking an Institutional Giving Associate
to join its Development Department.
The Institutional Giving Associate will partner with the
Assistant Director, Government Contracts & Strategic
Initiatives, and liaison regularly with key program staff as well
as other departments throughout the organization. They will also
work with the Director of Institutional Giving identifying
government, corporate and foundation grant opportunities and
writing proposals. The position requires a collaborative mindset
and an analytical and solution-driven approach to projects.
- Title of Position: Institutional Giving
- Position Type: Full Time
- Pay Range: Based on Experience
- Location: 37 West 26th Street New York, NY
- Department: Development Program
Description of Responsibilities:
- To support the administration of all contracts held by NAC with
state and local government
- To identify government and private grant funding sources,
research and track funders and potential funders, and write
proposals and grant reports.
Government Contracts (60% allocation of
- Monitor and track all government discretionary and RFP
- Liaison with program and development staff to prepare
narratives and develop requests and/or scopes of work and prepare
and submit reports.
- Work with fiscal staff to ensure that budgets are properly
monitored and utilized to ensure timely billing and
- Conduct data maintenance through a variety of government grant
portals and assist with online grant submission.
- Maintain communication with all program officers at State and
City agencies for all contracts and collaborate with NAC's fiscal
office on claims.
- Develop budgets and budget modifications
- Maintain contract documentation and timely submissions. Work
with NAC insurance and other vendors/subcontractors to ensure all
documentation meets grant requirements.
- Prepare and send follow-up materials related to NAC’s
discretionary awards—Thank you letters, one-pagers detailing the
use of funds and/or program highlights
- Ensure that quarterly and monthly reports are prepared and
submitted on time.
Foundation and Government Grant Research and Writing
(40% allocation of time):
- Identify funding opportunities and new programs to match NAC
priorities, using research.
- Generate revenue for NAC programs and services through timely
submission of well-researched, well-written and well-documented
- Write progress reports to corporate and foundation
- Liaison with program staff for program information.
- Draft and manages thank you letters and other forms of donor
- Must have Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred).
- Excellent communication skills needed.
- Familiarity with government grant portals a plus.
- Good Excel skills required and some grant writing experience
- Non-profit experience with a health and/or social service
agency is a plus.
- Communication – writes clearly and informatively;
communicates numerical data effectively; is able to read and
interpret written and quantitative information.
- Analytical – is able to develop and manage budgets; has
aptitude for on-line systems. Able to synthesize complex or diverse
information. Meticulous attention to detail required.
- Strategic thinking – understands organizational
priorities and needs; is able to conduct research to identify
funding opportunities; supports and explains reasoning for grant
proposal goals and objectives; develops reasonable action
- Planning/organizing – Ability to work on multiple
projects simultaneously. Prioritizes and plans work activities to
achieve deadlines; good time management.
- Teamwork - must possess the ability to work
collaboratively as well as independently to achieve goals
How to Apply:
Please indicate Institutional Giving
Associate in the subject line when
applying. Please submit cover
letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on New Alternatives for Children,
Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal
opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. was founded on
the principle of inclusion. We strive to create and maintain a
diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace at all levels. It is
not enough to serve; we must strive to dismantle oppressive
policies and practices.