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The Children's Partnership (TCP)

Development Coordinator

Employment type
29 days ago
Los Angeles

The Children's Partnership (TCP) seeks a highly skilled and committed professional to serve as a Development Coordinator. This individual will be responsible for supporting a full range of development and fundraising endeavors. The Coordinator will work with the President and Chief of Staff on all grant-seeking activities and serve as primary support on grantwriting, editing, reporting, and administration.

Candidates should be self-motivated and outcome-oriented, with a strong commitment to advancing equity for all children, particularly through improving health and well-being for children from underserved communities, such as children of color.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:


  • Conduct the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources. This includes:
    • Tracking and meeting grant submission and reporting deadlines.
    • Drafting and editing funding proposals to help ensure proper submission.
    • Working with staff to coordinate the gathering of relevant programmatic information (budgets, materials, evaluation reports, etc.) to support grantwriting and reporting.
  • Manage the tracking of the fulfillment of grants, serving as support for relevant staff.
  • Perform prospecting research to determine potential funding opportunities and provide recommendations about what to pursue and prioritize.


Systems and Infrastructure

  • Create and manage annual development plan and annual development calendar of activities, including events, grant reports, and deliverables, in partnership with President and Chief of Staff.
  • Track internal statistics relevant to development and provide department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship, grant reporting, and updates to stakeholders.
  • Maintain donor records and ensure the accuracy of the donor database, including foundations.
  • Coordinate the sorting and handling of donor receipts (in conjunction with Finance).
  • Support the development of relationships with funders through preparing relevant staff for presentations, personal meetings, regular communications, etc. and arranging for meetings when appropriate.


Other Responsibilities

  • Understand TCP institutional history and programs.
  • Produce high-quality drafts of products.
  • Ability to function in stressful, time-driven circumstances.
  • Stay up-to-date via grantmaking lists and newsletters.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Full-time position (FLSA: Nonexempt). Reports to Chief of Staff. Salary: Commensurate with experience. Excellent health, retirement & other benefits. Minimal travel required.


  • Evidence of strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive proposals and strong editing skills
  • Evidence of being a self-starter with strong leadership skills and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet, and work ahead of, deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively



  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent combined education/experience in an advocacy-focused organization or deadline-driven environments
  • Previous experience with nonprofit fundraising, including grantwriting is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with relational/client management system databases is a plus


To apply

Email resume, cover letter summarizing interests & qualifications, and brief writing sample to [email protected] State “Development Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.