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Foundation Relations Manager

Company: Bright Prospect
Date Posted: May 15, 2017

Responsibilities:

 

General Fundraising:

  • Work closely with Director of Development and Executive Director to execute strategic plans in order to meet goals and build long-term financial sustainability
  • Contribute to overall fundraising objectives
  • Establish goals and objectives related to corporate/foundation grant support

 

Foundation Funding:

  • This position will be responsible for securing over $1.5 million in corporate/foundation grant support
  • Complete and submit 30-40 corporate/foundation grant proposals/applications a year as well as the necessary reports for each grant
  • Research and identify new local and national corporate/foundation prospects and define a strategy for engagement
  • Maintain communication with corporate/foundation representatives including but not limited to the distribution of regular publications, invitations to observe programming, and other updates
  • Manage calendar of application/proposal and reporting deadlines
  • Represent Bright Prospect at related events and meetings.

 

Company Overview:

Since 2002, Bright Prospect (www.brightprospect.org) has helped low-income students from the Pomona/Ontario service area to prepare for, gain admission to, and graduate from college with an 85% college graduation rate. With a budget of $2.4 million for fiscal year 2017, Bright Prospect will serve nearly 2,100 students and is on track to grow to 2,500 students by 2019.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Outstanding written communications skills
  • Proven track record of securing foundation grants of over $50,000
  • Ability to work both independently and also as a team player
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to see the big picture while paying exceptional attention to detail
  • Good computer skills

 

How to Apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume, 2-4 professional references, salary history, and 3 writing samples (a Letter of Inquiry, Grant Proposal and a Report) to Stephanie Campbell, Executive Director, at Stephanie@brightprospect.org