New York, NY

Institutional Giving Manager for Leading NYC Dance and Social Justice Nonprofit, PNP Staffing Group

The Organization

PNP is excited to partner with a leading NYC dance and social justice organization in their search for an Institutional Giving Manager.

Position Overview

The Institutional Giving Manager works with the Chief Development Officer to execute an institutional funding strategy, present the organization to current and potential funders, prepare grant proposals and reports, maintain correspondence with program officers, research funding sources, and collaborate with the development department to implement fundraising plans. The position requires excellent writing, interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills, as well as the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines.

The Institutional Giving Manager plays an important role in efforts to secure support for general operations, programs, and special projects from government agencies, private foundations, and corporate constituents. The position is full-time at 35 hours/week, with occasional evening or weekend hours.


➢ Work with Chief Development Officer and Executive Director to execute an institutional funding strategy integrating existing funding partners and prospective funders

➢ Work with programming, education, and executive staff to articulate new initiatives

➢ Identify and pursue potential funding sources for general operating, programs, partnerships, and capital projects

➢ Research, write, and edit grant proposals, project budgets, letters of interest, and funder reports in a timely manner

➢ Interact with colleagues throughout the organization to develop proposals, compliance with award terms, and serve as a resource for information about grant opportunities and management of grant awards

➢ Monitor new RFPs and the philanthropic activities of current and potential institutional supporters to advance the organization’s fundraising efforts

➢ In coordination with Executive Director and Chief Development Officer, serve as a liaison to organizational contacts at foundations and agencies

➢ Maintain the organization’s grants calendar, record donor interactions in database, and ensure that internal constituents are advised of upcoming deadlines and given adequate time to prepare support materials

➢ Analyze and report on grant funds and activities

➢ Occasionally adapt proposal materials, copy edit, or prepare written materials for other areas of the organization

➢ Occasionally assist with development and organizational events


➢ Experience grant writing for cultural institutions

➢ Quantitative skills appropriate to presenting and interpreting financial information for proposals

➢ Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, and copy editing skills

➢ Familiarity with cultural grant makers and funding for the arts

➢ Tolerance for diverse viewpoints and forms of expression

➢ Familiarity with NYC cultural landscape, particularly the performing arts

➢ Ability to effectively manage deadlines and assess priorities

➢ Self-starter, organized, detail-oriented

➢ Experience with fundraising databases is a plus (organization uses Patron Manager)

➢ Occasional weekend or evening hours to meet deadlines or participate in organizational events

How To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Wade Savitt, Executive Recruiter with PNP Staffing Group.

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