Since 1985, the mission of Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) has remained to provide or assure access to the highest quality health care for all persons experiencing homelessness in the greater Boston area. Delivering on that mission means utilizing the tremendous skills and abilities of all our staff. Our clinicians do amazing work, and generous donor support is what allows them to keep doing that work. If you have a mastery of foundation giving, prospect research, donor cultivation, and stewardship, and can translate that into tangible results, this may be the opportunity for you!
As our new Foundation Relations Manager, you will play a key role in securing philanthropic support from corporate and family foundations. You will collect and organize information about prospective foundation funders, including giving histories, trustee information, and proposal deadlines, and identify areas of alignment with our mission. You will manage all phases of foundation grant solicitation and assist with the development and implementation of stewardship strategies.
Develop an understanding of BHCHP’s scope of services, remaining updated on programmatic priorities
Communicate with program staff to gather data in support of foundation relations activities
Perform outreach to prospective funders, lead tours, and maintain relationships with potential, existing, and lapsed funders
Managing a rigorous schedule of deadlines for writing concept papers, grant proposals and applications, reports, stewardship materials, and acknowledgement letters
Working in coordination with the Finance Department to manage grants and appropriate fund allocation
Regularly update the donor database to maintain accurate, comprehensive records of donor and prospect interactions and track grant deadlines and milestones
Bachelor's degree required
5+ years of development or relevant experience
Direct experience and proven track record of writing and managing philanthropic grants
Detail orientation with a strong, wide ranging skill set, including organizational, verbal and written communication, prioritization, and interpersonal skills
A high regard for confidentiality and sensitivity in dealing with donors, patients, and program staff
Does this amazing opportunity interest you? Then we'd love to hear from you.
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About Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
Since 1985, our mission has remained the same: to provide or assure access to the highest quality health care for all individuals and families experiencing homelessness in the greater Boston area. We believe it has been and continues to be medicine that matters.
BHCHP's targeted, compassionate management of limited resources yields everyday successes that are a living tribute to the ideals of a just society.