Springbrook NY Inc
The Director of Corporate, Foundation and Government Grants is a key member of the Executive Leadership team within the Office for Development. Primary responsibilities include the development and implementation of strategies to secure leadership support from corporate, foundations, and government agencies (state and federal) for top institutional fundraising priorities. Responsible for managing the full range of activities required to prepare, submit and manage grant proposals.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Work in close collaboration with affiliates and administrative leaders to research, develop, submit and shepherd corporate, foundation and government funding proposals
Proactively build and maintain strong relationships with corporate partners, foundation grant officers as well as legislators and their representatives
Provide accurate, timely reporting and exceptional stewardship for corporate, foundation and government funders
Closely track and monitor developments in federal and state funding streams to identify potential opportunities that align with Springbrook priorities
Partner with Director of Major Gifts, Director of Annual Fund and other colleagues to appropriately leverage relationships with Board members, parents, and friends to support funding proposals and grant applications.
Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate potential funding sources.
Coordinate with Springbrook Executives and program directors to create grant proposals for specific budgeted programs, equipment, and capital purchases as well as grants for unrestricted support.
Track statistics relevant to development and provide department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship.
Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge Requirements:
Bachelor degree required.
Minimum 3-5 years of relevant grant writing experience and/or work in the field of fundraising.
Previous experience will demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of potential funding sources and a proven track record in securing new funding opportunities for program, capital and general operating expenses.
Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency in or knowledge of using a variety of computer software and e-mail applications, especially Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word; have the aptitude to learn other computer software as necessary. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or comparable fundraising database software is preferred.
Qualified applicants must also possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently in order to meet deadlines and achieve goals.
Meet the requirements to drive Springbrook vehicles as required.
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.
Springbrook is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Springbrook to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, age, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status, sexual or reproductive health decisions, traits historically associated with race and/or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
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