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Inner-City Arts is a multi-disciplinary arts organization located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, serving more than 8,000 children, teens, educators, and family members annually during the school day, after-school and on weekends. We believe that the arts are transformative and the cornerstone of a high-quality education that levels the learning field across socioeconomic boundaries. Inner-City Arts is a dynamic nonprofit organization that raises from philanthropic sources more than 90% of the revenue needed to support annual programs and operations for a $4+ million annual operating budget.
Inner-City Arts is building a development team of innovative professionals who exemplify a commitment to excellence inspired by our mission. The Director of Institutional Giving will be a strategic, results-driven, development professional with success in cultivating relationships with corporate, foundation and government partners.
In collaboration with the President & CEO, board members, other senior staff, and other members of the development staff, the Director of Institutional Giving will work to build relationships and partnerships between Inner-City Arts and foundation, corporate, and government entities and their representatives.
The Director of Institutional Giving will serve as the primary relationship manager with institutional donors and prospects. The Director of Institutional Giving will grow and maintain active pipelines and manage communications with existing and potential donors. He/she is expected to maintain the highest levels of accountability and compliance standards for donors and funding sources. The Director of Institutional Giving is responsible for monitoring and implementing best practices and understanding fundraising trends in order to advise on strategy.
Inner-City Arts currently receives $2.4M annually in institutional gifts, including $1.5M from foundations, $385k from corporations (not including event-related donations), and $560k from government. Approximately 100 applications are submitted annually. The Director of Institutional Giving will collaborate with staff members across Inner-City Arts on proposals, strategy and development, and will supervise the Volunteer Manager and the Grant Writer.
Primary Responsibilities and Outcomes
Stewardship of all institutional and government funding relationships, including prospect research and vetting, grant proposals, and timely reporting.
Experience, Abilities, and Skills
Education: 4-year degree in related field
HOURS: Full-time position/40 hours per week (requires limited evening and weekend hours). Current driver’s license/registration and car required.
LOCATION: Inner-City Arts is located in the downtown Los Angeles Warehouse District, adjacent to the Produce Mart and Skid Row.
SALARY: $90,000 to $100,000
Inner-City Arts engages employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information, family care status, military caregiver status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply. Inner-City Arts is an equal opportunity employer.
Email resume and cover letter to [email protected]. No phone calls please.