Director of Institutional Giving
Title: Director of Institutional Giving
Reports to: Vice President for Advancement
Internal Contacts: President’s Office, Media and Communications, Provost’s Office, Performance Operations, Various Deans and Department Heads External Contacts: Government Agencies, Foundations, Corporate Foundations Employment Status: Full-time, Non-exempt
The Director of Institutional Giving will write and prepare grant proposals and reports to foundations and government agencies in support of Manhattan School of Music’s annual fund, capital improvements, outreach programs, scholarships, and the endowment. The Director will effectively communicate the School’s mission, programs, and new initiatives to current and potential institutional funders by creating compelling, well-crafted, well-targeted proposals and reports with detailed narratives and budgets. The Director will increase institutional support for the School and will manage a portfolio of approximately 50 institutional funders and grants totaling $1.2 million annually. Working closely with the Vice President for Advancement, the Director will cultivate and steward current foundation funders and actively research, identify, and secure new support.
A key member of the Advancement staff, the Director will track all deadlines and grant proposal submissions, research and prepare profiles on potential funders, and ensure that current funders are fully engaged with the School and kept regularly abreast of concerts and performances, current and new initiatives, and the activities of scholarship recipients.
Send letter of application and résumé including three references to:
Vice President for Advancement
No phone calls, please.
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