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Institutional Giving Manager

Partnership with Children provides critical counseling, school-wide services, and family and community outreach in New York City public schools most impacted by the effects of poverty and trauma, so students can reach their full potential. The ideal Community School Director is an ambitious leader, who is passionate about social justice, and committed to empowering students, families, schools and communities. The Community School Director is a leader and change agent in the school building, working side by side with the principal and our social work staff to build and implement a community school program.

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Institutional Giving Manager will manage and grow a portfolio of foundation and corporate funders that support major organizational initiatives, working cross-departmentally to develop proposals that uplift the achievements of the students and families across PWC’s network of school partners. The successful candidate will support the development team in cultivating and stewarding strong relationships with current and prospective funders, with the goal of fostering sustainability through increased private institutional support.
Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with program staff, develop and write compelling grant proposals that advance Partnership with Children’s mission, core strategies, programs, and engage current and prospective funders
  • Steward and build upon a portfolio of five to six-figure foundation and corporate funders that support PWC’s programs and initiatives; foster strong relationships to renew and increase support; and identify opportunities for new support
  • Manage the complete cycle of grant funding, including proposal development, grant reporting, and stewardship, working in collaboration with PWC staff and funders to ensure alignment between programmatic objectives and funding priorities
  • Serve as liaison between development department and program staff, helping to refine goals, objectives and desired outcomes, track the progress of grant-funded initiatives, and ensure all grant obligations are fulfilled
  • Collaborate with Chief Development Officer on a communications plan to ensure all funders are kept informed of timely or breaking developments
  • Facilitate preparation and coordination for all institutional funder meetings and site visits; represent PWC at funder meetings or gatherings as needed.
  • Coordinate with Director of Development Operations, and Development Associate to ensure timely and accurate gift entry and acknowledgment processes
  • Support maintenance of donor information in Salesforce and other drives, and contribute to additional development systems to track funder relationships and uphold data integrity
  • Support additional fundraising projects as assigned


  • Commitment to demonstrating PWC’s organizational values of Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Going to Solution, Equity & Inclusion, and Passion
  • Bachelor's degree required; 3-5 years of experience developing successful grant proposals for large corporate and foundation grants and sustaining funding relationships
  • Superior writing, editing, and communication skills; ability to synthesize information and interpret data in a clear and compelling narrative
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills, including ability to develop and maintain best-in-class systems, policies, and tools that directly support institutional giving and the overall development department
  • Proficiency with prospecting tools and other nonprofit resources such as Candid and Charity Navigator
  • Broad understanding of the philanthropic, educational, mental health, and equity landscapes;
  • Expertise in cultivating an array of internal and external working relationships with finesse

Salary and Benefits:
Salary range is 70k to 80k. All full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k retirement plan with employer match, life insurance, Flexible spending Account/FSA, Commuter benefits, and twenty four days paid annual leave per year, plus four Summer Fridays and 12 other paid holidays.

Partnership with Children welcomes diversity in all its forms and believes that its mission can only be achieved when diversity is leveraged across all areas, including race, gender, gender expression, age, nationality and life experience. Partnership with Children is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and strongly encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Partnership with Children provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees.

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