GRANTS Manager, Effective Philanthropy
Position Type: Full-Time, Exempt
Reports to: Chief Effective Philanthropy Officer
ABOUT TAPROOT FOUNDATION
Taproot Foundation was founded in 2001 with this guiding principle: ensure nonprofits have access to the critical organizational support they need to survive, thrive, and impact our communities. During our 22 years of service to nonprofits, our community of over 37,000 skilled volunteers has served over 19,000 social change organizations, logging over 1.9 million hours of service worth more than $300 million. Learn more about our history of impact in Taproot’s most recent impact report: A Look Back At 20 Years.
OFFICE OF EFFECTIVE PHILANTHROPY OVERVIEW
The Office of Effective Philanthropy secures philanthropic funding to advance Taproot Foundation’s mission through evidence-based strategies. Through innovative, community-based approaches, the Office of Effective Philanthropy works with internal and external partners to address root cause challenges faced by nonprofits, with a focus on maximizing longitudinal and sustainable social impact.
The Grants Manager for Effective Philanthropy will be a key member of the Taproot Foundation team, responsible for cultivating and managing relationships with major foundation and select individual funders. They will develop and implement engagement strategies to support the organization's revenue goals, maximizing the impact of philanthropic efforts. The successful candidate will be collaborative, innovative, action-oriented, and impact-focused, with excellent communication and strong relationship-building skills.
RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT AND CULTIVATION
SYSTEMS AND DATA MANAGEMENT
Embody and elevate Taproot Foundation’s four core values: 1) Pragmatic Optimism, 2) Impact-Oriented, 3) Playful Professionalism, and 4) Progress
Annual salary starting at $68,000. This starting salary is reflective of a position based in Colorado and would be subject to a locality adjustment. This is a remote position with very little travel required. Taproot is accepting applications from candidates based anywhere in the continental United States.
Taproot Foundation offers great benefits to take care of its people, including but not limited to 26 paid holidays, 403b Retirement Plan, commitment to individualized professional development, a generous vacation accrual policy, and more.
Please submit a cover letter and resume, including relevant experience and achievements, to the Taproot Foundation's Human Resources team. We thank all applicants for their interest in the Taproot Foundation. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Taproot Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.