Institutional Giving Manager

SCS Noonan Scholars

About the organization

The mission of SCS Noonan Scholars is to help high-achieving low-income underrepresented students get into and graduate from top colleges equipped to achieve their full career potential.


Manage Existing Grant Portfolio
Plan and execute a comprehensive institutional giving plan
Collaborate with Chief Advancement Officer and development team, Chief Program Officers, and CEO to steward institutional funders, including thorough preparation of presentations and communications to foundation program officers and directors
Manage grant writing and reporting calendar and deadlines

Generate Written Content for Grants
Draft letters of intent, grant applications, and reports for foundations and corporate funders
Prepare budgets for grant applications and reports
Work with program and data evaluation staff to support grant applications and reports and ensure alignment between measurable outcomes and programmatic goals

Grow Institutional Fundraising Base
Research new sources of institutional funding both locally and nationally
Recommend and prioritize outreach to potential new funders
Organize and participate in cultivation and presentations to new funders, site visits by existing funderss, and other external relationship building
Support regional expansion efforts through research and presentations for funders in new regions

Contribute to Development Team Efforts
Assist in development operations initiatives, including Salesforce data review and analysis, gift processing, and donor acknowledgements
Collaborate on development annual planning
Support local fundraising events and individual donor cultivation


3+ years of experience in institutional fundraising with proven success in securing grants
Experience in the education nonprofit sector is preferred
Experience writing grants applications to national funders preferred
Exceptional written and oral communication skills, with the ability to synthesize complex information into a simple and understandable form
Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to track and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a timely manner
Excellent research skills and entrepreneurial nature
Ability to work independently while being an integral member of a larger team
Strong collaboration skills
High level of professionalism and excellent judgment in communication and in handling sensitive information
Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Experience using fundraising databases (knowledge of Salesforce preferred)
Commitment to SCS Noonan Scholars mission and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of the work
Ability to thrive and learn in our fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment while bringing an enthusiastic, collaborative approach to your work



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

This position could be performed in either locations: Boston, MA or LA, CA.

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