The Foundation and Institutional Giving Manager at PRMH serves as part of the Development team and is responsible for the solicitation and stewardship of gifts/grants from regional and national foundations for organizational priorities and programs. This requires stewarding existing institutional donors, identifying new prospects, and working on behalf of PRMH in deepening relationships and engagement with corporate foundations, private foundations and other institutions.
This position is also responsible for building trusted relationships with board members, staff, volunteers, institutional donors and other constituents. The successful candidate will be a dynamic communicator and have confident writing and editorial skills, which will aid in preparing compelling proposals. This fundraising position will support the focus on helping to grow the foundation pipeline and as a frontline fundraiser will also act as a PRMH ambassador and be able to work collaboratively with development and program staff.
Develop and manage a portfolio of private and corporate foundation donors and prospects
Develop and execute a plan for submitting proposals and reports to current and prospective funding sources
Manage the administration of grants by:
Collecting information from appropriate staff and finance
Writing, preparing and submitting grant proposals in a timely manner
Preparing grant agreements, presentation materials, reports and updates
Creating and implementing proactive stewardship action plans for partners
Collaborate with development and program staff to determine potentially grant fundable projects and programs
Secure meetings and develop strategic relationships with key executives at area foundations
Identify, secure and manage city, state and federal government funding opportunities
Plan and execute all cultivation and stewardship events related to foundation relations
Assist CEO and Development team in annual strategic planning and fundraising goals
Minimum seven (7) years of progressive development experience and foundation strategy and grant writing
Proven success in the areas of institutional giving and strategy development
A strong desire to be part of a compassionate, mission-focused regional organization with global impact
Excellent writing, proofreading and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects with high attention to detail
Strong research and analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
Excellent computer and database management skills – Microsoft Office required
Working knowledge of database management systems -- Raiser’s Edge preferred
Additional duties as assigned to support the overall development efforts of the organization
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive with other nonprofits and commensurate with experience. We also offer a generous benefits package.
About Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House
The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PRMH) supports families of seriously ill children by creating a community of comfort and hope. Our programs include two Ronald McDonald Houses in West and North Philadelphia, three Ronald McDonald Family Rooms at local hospitals, Ronald McDonald Camp, and a Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, operated in partnership with St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children. Founded in 1974 as the first Ronald McDonald House in the world, we are the model for more than 365 Houses around the globe.