Mi Casa Resource Center (MCRC) is seeking a professional with
experience in grant and proposal writing, excellent relationship
building skills and attention to detail to join as Development
The Development Manager plays a key role in MCRC’s fund
development team. The Development Manager is responsible for
managing relationships with a large portfolio of funders,
developing proposals, budgets, and reports, and supporting donor
stewardship for the organization. This person works collaboratively
with development and program team members to ensure that all
proposals and grant reports are completed and submitted accurately
and on time. The Development Manager will work closely with the
Assistant Director, Funding and Partner Strategy; the Assistant
Director, Impact Strategy; the Chief Executive Officer; and other
team members to cultivate and steward institutional donors. This
role will also support the organization’s general communications
- Manages all activities related to a specified funder portfolio
with support from the Assistant Director, Funding & Partner
- Leads conversations and collaboration with both internal team
members and external partners.
- Establishes annual funding goals from foundations and
corporations to work alongside government funding.
- Participates in department meetings, strategic planning,
Fundraising, Grants Management, and Partner
- Develops, writes, and manages the submission of applications,
reports, and budgets to MCRC funders including public entities,
foundations, donor-advised funds, and corporations.
- Responsible for all aspects of grants management process
including proposal development, budget preparation, submittals,
correspondence, and reporting.
- Manages the annual grants calendar ensuring deadlines for
proposals and reports are met and deadlines are communicated with
necessary staff to allow ample time for input and completion.
- Researches, identifies, vets, and cultivates new funding
- Collaborates with the organization’s program teams to identify
programs and initiatives well-suited for prospective funders.
- Works with external stakeholders and partners to identify
opportunities for funding of collaborative programs.
- Fosters relationships with key stakeholders and corporate
partners to maintain their engagement with the organization and its
- Ensures compliance with grants across departments including
collecting projections, demographics, financials, and other
information for each grant request and report in an organized,
- Works with program staff to identify fundraising needs and
marketable opportunities that would interest funders.
- Contributes and produces program-related content for
fundraising and communications activities as needed.
- Manages site visits with funders ensuring appropriate staff are
involved in coordination with Assistant Director, Funding &
- Supports the production of Mi Casa events, including corporate
and institutional sponsorship.
- Supports end-of-year fundraising and donor stewardship,
especially during Colorado Gives Day.
- Enters notes, actions, and proposals into Raiser’s Edge®
regularly and reliably.
- Contributes to team effort by attending staff meetings, serving
on committees, and volunteering at outreach events.
- Periodically report on fundraising metrics to ensure the
organization is on track to meet revenue goals.
- Performs related duties as assigned within scope of
- At least four years of experience in grant writing with a
demonstrated and progressive track record of successful
- A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English or other related
field or equivalent experience in lieu of a formal
- Demonstrated experience researching and prospecting for
potential grant sources.
- Experience communicating complex social issues and evaluation
methods used to measure impact of organization’s programs.
- Experience producing original content for proposal writing, as
well as the ability to synthesize content from multiple sources and
subject matter expertise, such as scholarly works, government
reports, articles and periodicals, etc., combined with strong
- Familiarity with underserved populations, workforce and
business development, community economic development and education
is strongly preferred.
- Background check is required along with a valid driver’s
license with good driving record and motor vehicle insurance.
- Evening and weekend work as required to meet the needs of the
- Exceptional writing, grammar, and proofreading skills
- Exceptional attention to detail and ability to follow simple
and complex written directions
- Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships
- Ability to write persuasively and creatively capture highly
- A commitment to providing excellent customer service to
external and internal customers.
We know that women and people of color are often less likely
to apply to a position if they don't match 100% of the job
qualifications. Don't let that be the reason you miss out on this
opportunity! We encourage you to apply even if you don’t think
you’re the perfect candidate.
WHY WORK AT MI CASA
- Be part of an organization and team culture that values
employee input, makes data informed decisions, cares about the
community, and has fun while doing it.
- Paid time off! MCRC offers three weeks of vacation time per
year (accrued), two personal days, health days and 15 paid holidays
including our year end closure from Christmas Eve to New Year’s
- Amazing benefits such as major medical insurance, dental and
vision insurance, employer paid short term and long-term disability
plans and a 403(b)-matching program. We pay 100% of medical
premiums for employee coverage.
- A stipend for professional development and a team that will
support your growth.
- Opportunities to participate in committees such as workplace
culture and safety.
- Hybrid schedule that currently includes two days remote and
three days in the office. However, as we are a direct service
organization, it is important that we offer face-to-face services
for the community we serve.
WHO WE ARE
Mi Casa Resource Center (MCRC) is committed to creating pathways
to opportunity for low-income and underserved individuals. In 1976,
seven mothers and one father living in West Denver founded what
would become Mi Casa Resource Center. MCRC has grown to deliver
programs that advance economic self-sufficiency for the entire
family. As one of Denver’s largest and longest-standing Latino-led
and serving organizations, we have earned community trust by
providing culturally competent services grounded in community
Our Business and Career Pathways programs support economic
growth. Career Pathways trains, supports, and connects low-income
jobseekers to high-demand careers that meet their personal and
professional needs. Business Pathways combines trainings,
consulting, and wraparound services for underserved business owners
and entrepreneurs at every stage. With MCRC’s support, participants
gain the education and skills needed to generate income, move up
career ladders, and build wealth through business ownership.