Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  • Performing prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Working with program staff to gather information necessary for proposals and reports.
  • Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
  • Comply with all grants reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.
  • Provide stewardship to current donors, including providing regular written updates to corporate and foundation donors.
  • Understand institutional history and programs.
  • Make appointments for senior management with foundation officers and other prospects.
  • Maintain grant tracking and reporting information in the organization’s database and paper files.
  • Track statistics relevant to development.
  • Coordinate preparation and planning for donor presentations including information packets.
  • Long hours possible.
  • Travel required.


  • College degree preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of the environmental, conservation, clean energy or related field.
  • At least three years of foundation, membership and/or individual donor fundraising experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong interpersonal, supervisory strategic planning and training skills; excellent media skills; good computer skills; familiarity with database programs helpful.
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of people, work well under pressure, and adapt to changing situations.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume, and desired salary to [email protected]