Community Investment Fellow

Job Type

Part Time


Minimum: $26,000
Maximum: $28,000




District of Columbia
United States


The Community Investment Fellow reports to the Community Investment Officer with dotted line reporting to the Vice President of Community Investment. This position is a part-time position with up to 30 hours per week. This position is responsible for grants administration, research, writing, data-analysis, administrative support.

Job Responsibilities: 

- Assist with the intake, due diligence and completeness review of grant applications.

- Support the administration of the grant review process, including proposal and budget review.

- Assist with the preparation and distribution of grant correspondence and communication.

- Manage the maintenance of grantee and grant records utilizing The Community Foundation’s grants and information management database/software, and other file management systems.

- Expedite grantee payment processing.

- Analyze grantee progress and reporting.

- Facilitate technical assistance or other support to applicants and grantees, where applicable.

- Collaborate with the organizing and participate in grantmaking and programmatic meetings and convenings.


• Recent MA, MPA, or MBA graduate

• Related work experience, non-profit or Foundation is preferred

• Specific background in grants administration, and any of the following: project management; management consulting; database analytics; public administration, research, community development

• Knowledge in FIMS, GIFTS, or other grants and information management software a plus. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 

• Good customer service skills

• Ardent interest in the field of philanthropy


Salary is $26k-$28k based upon experience. Company paid health, vision, dental, disability and life insurance for employee only. Transit reimbursement ($130 per month), retirement plan with employer match, and paid time off including eleven paid holidays.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit a resume, and a cover letter elaborating on your experience, work samples, and interest in this position. Please include your salary requirements in your cover letter and forward to: