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Manager of Institutional Giving

LatinoJustice PRLDEF
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Annual Fund, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Donor Relations, Fundraising Administration, Grant Seeking, Prospect Research, Special Events, Programs, Grant Administration, Administrative, Other Administrative
Advocacy, Legal Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Working under the supervision of the Senior Director of Development & Major Gifts, the Manager of Institutional Giving is a full-time employee responsible for managing the institutional giving strategy which includes the grant proposal process. Key activities include researching institutional funding prospects, drafting proposals and reports, and managing the grants calendar. Other development duties may be assigned as needed. The Manager of Institutional Giving reports to the Senior Director of Development & Major Gifts and is a member of the development staff.


The Manager of Institutional Giving will:

  • Work with the Senior Director of Development & Major Gifts to cultivate new institutional funding prospects and steward existing institutional donors.
  • Be responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation, corporate and government sources.
  • Develop an understanding of institutional history and programs as well as organizational history with institutional funders.
  • Perform prospect research and provide evaluations of possible funders to the Senior Director of Development & Major Gifts and appropriate program staff. 
  • Consult with the Senior Director of Development & Major Gifts and program staff to develop strategies to align with funder priorities. 
  • Draft and edit proposals and secure appropriate reviews prior to submission as needed.
  • Review and update the grants calendar to guarantee timely submission of proposals.
  • Maintain up-to-date files of customary attachments for grant proposals such as audited statements and relevant media publications.
  • Inform appropriate staff when grants are secured and ensure compliance with all reporting that may be required by institutional donors.


  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Detail-oriented and able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
  • Familiarity with research techniques and knowledge of fundraising information sources for prospect research.
  • Able to work well in a small team environment.  


LJP staff is currently working in hybrid mode due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time of this posting, this job is designed as hybrid. Workplace attendance criteria is still being determined as conditions continue to evolve. This is not a permanently remote position.


This is a Union position and salary is determined by a Collective Bargaining Agreement.  The salary range for this position is based on years of experience, starting at $75,967 for five (5) years of experience.

LJP offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, and a voluntary 403(b) retirement plan, as well as generous paid time off benefits.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply right away.

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