Development Intern


Daily travel and lunch stipend

Hours per week

8-16 hours a week



Application Deadline


Start Date


End Date



42 Broadway
20th Floor
New York
New York
United States


CRE is committed to building a culturally diverse team and strongly encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Reports to: Development and Marketing Assistant

Internship dates: October 2018 – May 2019


About Community Resource Exchange (CRE)

CRE is a nonprofit consulting firm that provides the strategies and tools needed to build sustainable, high-performing organizations that improve people’s lives and drive social change. We are privileged to partner annually with nearly 400 organizations, large and small, that are working to create opportunity and catalyze change.


Position summary

The Development Intern will report to the Development and Marketing Assistant, and will work one to two days per week from October 2018 to May 2019. They will assist in the maintenance of the donor database, the preparation of grant proposal templates and materials, funder research, and event planning, among other tasks. This internship is an exciting opportunity to gain professional experience in a dynamic organization that strengthens the leadership and infrastructure of social sector organizations focused on social and economic justice. This is an unpaid internship, but a travel and lunch stipend will be offered, as well as the chance to sit one-to-one with CRE senior management and learn about our organization and working in the social sector.


Responsibilities will include the following:

Database updates and maintenance

Help draft grant proposal templates

Support the application process, noting key deadlines for submissions of letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and reports

Support and help with planning for special events

Draft funding prospect profiles and briefing documents

Help prepare materials to support meetings with donors

Research private, corporate, and family foundations with funding priorities that align with CRE's mission and services

Donor communication and social media maintenance

Prepare general correspondence

Such other responsibilities as may be assigned



Commitment to the mission and goals of CRE

Bachelor’s Degree recently completed or currently being studied, preferably in a field related to the social sector

Excellent writing, research, and data management skills

Ability to analyze data and create clear written materials

Interest in and knowledge of grant writing or fundraising

Detail-oriented and highly organized

Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

Computer skills, including Microsoft Office; fundraising database and/or Salesforce experience preferred

Sense of humor


How to apply

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to and indicate "Development Intern" in the subject line.


CRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.