Key responsibilities of this position include prospect research for grant funding, coordinating internal grant development and evaluation processes, supporting the stewardship of relationships with funders and research on best practices related to impact evaluation. This position is responsible for supporting the achievement of an annual fundraising goal of approximately $8 million, largely from corporate, foundation, government, and other grants. Additionally, the position works closely with a Development Coordinator and may have direct management responsibility of interns who can assist with grant writing, reporting and research.
A minimum of 5 - 7 years of progressive experience in fundraising with demonstrated track record of researching, writing, obtaining and maintaining a diverse portfolio of grants. Supervisory experience for at least two years.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Identify, research and evaluate possible new grant funding opportunities from corporations, foundations, and organizations.
Prepare and write grant funding applications and proposals, collaborating with program specialists and the finance department as needed.
Oversee the tracking of all submitted proposals/grants.
Prepare grant reports and follow-up with corporations, foundations, community-based organizations, and government entities, as applicable.
Manage a revenue portfolio of grants
Support the achievement of monthly and annual budget and performance goals.
Collaborate with the senior management to cultivate and steward new funders, including the facilitation of funder site visits and presentations related to funding proposals/grant opportunities for prospective funders.
Maintain professional relationships with corporations, foundations community-based organizations, and government entities.
Collaborate with appropriate staff to ensure programmatic and fiscal compliance with grant contracts or agreements.
Manage donor information and activity through the use of Constituent Relationship Management software and intra-office communication vehicles.
Collaborate with program team to evaluate the impact of direct services and track program statistics.
Actively participate and collaborate in philanthropy and outreach programs.
Complete other tasks as needed or requested by the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Development and Senior Management.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition and its grassroots member organizations create opportunities for people to build wealth. We work with community leaders, policymakers and financial institutions to champion fairness and end discrimination in lending, housing and business.
NCRC was formed in 1990 by national, regional and local organizations to increase the flow of private capital into traditionally underserved communities. NCRC has grown into an association of more than 600 community-based organizations that promote access to basic banking services, affordable housing, entrepreneurship, job creation and vibrant communities for America’s working families.