Institutional Giving Manager

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California (AJSOCAL) is the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs).

Under the direction of the Director of Institutional Giving, the Institutional Giving Manager works to secure financial support from foundation, government, and corporate grant makers. They are involved with identifying prospects, proposal submissions, grant renewals, grant reporting, and ongoing communications with institutional donors. The Institutional Giving Manager works cross-functionally and with the Executive Leadership team to develop and achieve short and long-term development goals for the organization; this position also works with the organization’s strategic partners to identify donor programs, join initiatives, and enhance the organization’s marketability to potential donors. The Institutional Giving Manager role sits within the Development and Marketing/Communications Department. Your day-to-day responsibilities include: 45% Fund Development Identify, secure and renew foundation, government and corporate grant funding. Review, recommend and implement application strategies for all government and private RFP solicitations. Build and maintain expert knowledge of programs and funding landscape. Lead writing, preparation and submission of letters of inquiry and proposals and reports, including drafting persuasive and engaging program/case statements. Lead coordination with program staff, Communications and Finance staff on developing accurate grant budgets for submission. 45% Fund Support Provide support for individual giving and event campaigns as necessary. Attend donor bidder’s conferences and workshops as necessary. Maintain accurate and complete grant records in fundraising software and other databases. Provide regular updates of grant and contract activity, deadlines and outcomes. Develop opportunities to enhance AJSocal’s marketability by establishing a strong foundation, corporate, law firm and individual relationships. Coordinate with Advancing Justice national affiliates on donor programs and joint initiatives. Partner with board on fundraising prospects and relationships and provide regular Board reports. 10% Organizational Support Work with other Development staff on organizational fundraising events, online giving, communications, and other Development-related activities. All other duties as assigned