Development Associate, Institutional Giving
New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
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Post Date: Nov 12, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: Based on Experience
Location: US - New York - Mahattan
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New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking an "Development Associate, Institutional Giving" to join its Development Department.

NAC is seeking a grant writing professional to join the Development team. The selected individual will identify government and foundation grant funding sources and write proposals for new and existing programs, as well as write grant reports, and research and track funders and potential funders.

Position Type: Full Time. Office hours are 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Monday through Friday. Some flexibility may occasionally be required.

Location: 37 West 26th Street 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010

Description of Responsibilities:
•Generates revenues for NAC programs and services through timely submission of well-researched, well-written and well-documented grant proposals
•Writes progress reports to government, corporate and foundation funders
•Liaisons with program staff for program information
•Identifies funding opportunities and new programs to match NAC priorities, using research
•Drafts and manages thank you letters and other forms of donor acknowledgement/ correspondence
•Assists with preparation for meetings such as the Board Development Committee as necessary
•Assists with making contacts related to fundraising and public relations, such as contacting other agencies for letters of support; contacting funders as needed to obtain/update information, promote NAC and secure funding


•Written communication – writes clearly and informatively; varies writing style to meet needs, communicates numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
•Analytical – synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; demonstrates attention to detail.
•Strategic thinking – understands organizational priorities and needs; identifies opportunities; adapts strategies to funders and/or conditions; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; sets goals and objectives; develops reasonable action plans.
•Planning/organizing – prioritizes and plans work activities to achieve deadlines; good time management.
•Teamwork - must possess the ability to work collaboratively as well as independently to achieve goals.

For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., including more information on employee benefits and our agency culture, visit our website at

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Required Education and Experience:
•Bachelor’s degree in a related subject
•A minimum of three years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising with an emphasis on experience in writing proposals

Required Skills:
•Computer literacy must include familiarity with Word, Excel and various internet/email functions
•Knowledge of health and social services field experience helpful.

How to Apply:
Please indicate “Development Associate, Institutional Giving “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Mary Ann Code
Human Resources Department
New Alternatives for Children
37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10010
eFax: 929-273-7865
Phone: 212-994-7938

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