New York, NY

Institutional Giving Manager, ABFE

The Organization

The Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) is a membership-based philanthropic organization that advocates for responsive and transformative investments in Black communities.

ABFE is currently seeking a full-time Institutional Giving Manager to join our Membership and Development team in New York City.

Position Overview

The Institutional Giving Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating fundraising for institutional priorities. S/he works with the Vice President of Membership and External Affairs to plan and implement a comprehensive giving campaign to grow and sustain both core and project support from institutional donors. Maintains contact with donors after receipt of contributions including preparing acknowledgements, and facilitates reporting on program progress. Performs other duties as assigned.


Determine institutional fundraising strategies and goals with the Vice President of Membership & Development and Provide support in fundraising and cultivation contacts with foundations and manage the annual renewal solicitation process;

Prepare foundation proposals, budgets, progress report and assist in maintaining close contact with key individuals at foundations, both donors and prospective donors;

Assist in establishing an effective foundation identification, cultivation and solicitation program for annual operating support; Create work plans and goals for timely completion of development projects and follow-up with other staff to ensure goals are met;

Establish and meet deadlines for proposals and reports by coordinating input and scheduling among staff in different departments; Participate in organizational and department meetings;

Manage institutional financial reconciliation i.e. revenue budgets, including vendor invoicing, financial reporting and analysis, cash flow etc. in accordance with the rules and procedures set in partnership with the finance dept;

Represent the organization in meetings and solicitations with corporate and foundation officers and program directors where assigned. Partner with consultants and project directors to provide proposal development and other fundraising support to reach projected revenue targets for program focused funding as assigned;

Proficiency in computer and web-based technology skills including word processing, database management, e-mail marketing systems, and social media; Strong oral, written and organization skills a must;


BA and minimum 6 years experience in foundation and/or corporate giving, including experience in preparing grant proposals;

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details. Ability to construct and analyze program budgets;

Exceptional interpersonal and analytical skills required as well as the ability to work comfortably in a fast-paced environment;

Great technical abilities with donor databases and Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite; Ability to trouble-shoot and problem-solve data management;

How To Apply
Interested candidates please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and copy of your resume to Please put Institutional Giving Manager in the subject line.

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