Associate, Foundation Relations

Job Type

Full Time




881 7th Avenue
New York
New York
United States


Carnegie Hall seeks an Associate, Foundation Relations. The Associate will assist the Foundation Relations Director in all aspects of foundation fundraising, with primary focus on annual fund solicitations, proposal preparation, grant reporting, research, and related administrative duties.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Write grant proposals, reports, and donor correspondence for renewable annual fund grants to enable the Foundation Relations team to meet annual revenue goals. 

Manage deadlines and administer production of proposals, interim and final reports for grant fulfillment. Implement and track tasks and Foundation research and profiles in Tessitura database. Track annual fund grant contributions and expenses. Execute other general administrative and grants management duties as needed. 

Assist the Foundation Relations Director in matching Foundation grant-making criteria to Carnegie Hall programs, working with various Carnegie Hall departments as appropriate.

Provide support for Foundation Relations Director for special projects, including invitations to artistic and education programs and other related activity. 



BA/BS degree with 2-3 years experience required or equivalent graduate degree. Grants writing experience and music or arts background strong pluses. Highly organized and detail-oriented individual must possess strong written and verbal communications skills. Computer knowledge and experience with database management essential. Some evening and weekend hours required to meet proposal and reporting deadlines, for special events and during performance season.


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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Carnegie Hall 

Human Resources Department 

881 Seventh Avenue 

New York, NY 10019–3219