Manager, Institutional Giving

1 month ago
Employment type
Los Angeles

A new member of the Development & Communications team, the Manager of Institutional Giving is responsible for engaging a multi-faceted portfolio of foundation and corporate donors. They will develop and write grants, proposals, and reports for foundations and corporations and will identify and develop new engagement and funding opportunities. The ideal candidate will be resourceful and creative, with the ability to apply ideas, projects, and proposals that relate the impact of Chrysalis work to specific target audiences.

Duties and Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

  • Provide support to meet annual revenue line-item budgets for foundation and corporate giving
  • Manage all aspects of proposal submission and grants calendar for personal funder portfolio including creation of initial LOIs, applications/proposals, and required reporting; track and monitor proposals, their deadlines, and requirements, ensuring all submissions and correspondence with foundations and corporations are completed on time
  • Along with the Director of Institutional Giving and the Director of Philanthropy, Orange County, cultivate and steward relationships with program officers and other key contacts to build visibility, impact, and financial resources for the organization
  • Create and regularly update compelling written content to share with funders
  • Work collaboratively with Program, Data, and Finance staff to compile effective and accurate proposals and reports
  • Research and secure new funding streams and manage a diverse and long-term roster of possible funders; creatively identify new funders based on enhanced and new program initiatives
  • Create/manage a pipeline and program for corporate engagement, including the planning of tailored giving (financial and in-kind) and volunteer opportunities (in collaboration with the Volunteer & Program team), sponsorship, and other activities throughout the year
  • Use Raisers Edge/RENXT to track all data related to foundation and corporate donor pool
  • Provide general support to the Development & Communications Department as needed

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Commitment to the organizational mission and sensitivity to the needs of the individuals and communities Chrysalis serves
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; a writing sample will be requested as part of the interview process
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to set and meet goals and deadlines
  • Motivated, independent self-starter with demonstrated ability to prioritize and accurately complete multiple tasks and work under deadlines and changing priorities
  • 2+ years working within a fundraising or communications department, with grantwriting experience
  • Knowledge of Raisers Edge/RENXT strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to exercise discretion in establishing and maintaining confidentiality and good working relationships
  • Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Ability to travel to Chrysalis offices and donor meetings throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties as needed

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