Grand Rapids Community Foundation leads Kent County in making positive, sustainable change. With its endowment, the Community Foundation supports local nonprofits, leads significant social change and helps donors achieve their philanthropic goals. Guided by our North Star, we believe for West Michigan to grow and prosper; we must ensure that everyone can apply their talents and creativity to fuel our future. By connecting across perspectives and overcoming inequities, we can build and sustain an inclusive economy and thriving community.
Philanthropic Services Manager will lead, advance and maintain relationships with assigned Donor Advisors and Nonprofit and Community Funds through services that are designed to ensure a high level of Fund Holder satisfaction and continued growth of new and existing Funds. Coordinate and implement orientation, cultivation, and educational activities for donor advisors that fosters engagement (i.e. co-investments with competitive grant making, learning forums, Impact Investing, and PRIs).
The Philanthropic Services Manager will have an extraordinary understanding and commitment to the Community Foundation’s North Star and deeply rooted relationships and networks within communities experiencing inequities in Kent County. They will have extensive experiences working effectively with persons from various cultural, social, socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds. They will have demonstrated the ability to work in a collaborative setting, communicate effectively around sensitive issues, actively listen for understanding and a highly developed cultural awareness.
Grand Rapids Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.