Foundation Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Dependent upon experience.




5757 West Century Boulevard
Suite 410
Los Angeles
United States


The Giving Back Fund, Inc. is currently seeking to add a new team member, a Foundation Manager, who would be an integral member of our growing Foundation team. The Giving Back Fund is a national nonprofit that provides philanthropic consulting, management, and administrative services to professional athletes, celebrities, high net worth individuals and corporations.

The Foundation Manager handles a portfolio of charitable clients and works on a cross-functional Foundation team.

Job Responsibilities:

Program Administration

  • Manage day-to-day operations of select foundations
  • Respond to public requests for information regarding foundation programs
  • Coordinate volunteers, partner nonprofit organizations, and corporate sponsors
  • Arrange graphic design and printing needs
  • Research opportunities for expansion and partnerships
  • Critically evaluate growth opportunities and ways for clients to increase impact
  • Advise clients related to IRS rules and regulations
  • Develop and oversee of project budgets
  • Develop and implement new charitable programs to meet foundations’ donor advisors’ goals
  • Interact with high-profile clients on the phone, over email and in-person on a regular basis
  • Process payment requests from foundations
  • Distribute acknowledgment letters for his/her portfolio
  • Research social issues and existing programs working on the issue, and provide innovative solutions to these social issues
  • Oversee the planning and coordination of events and fundraisers
  • Manage grant and scholarship cycles of assigned foundations. Duties include:
  • Researching and contacting potential grant/scholarship recipients
  • Distributing RFPs and applications
  • Performing due diligence on potential recipients
  • Accepting applications, notifying grant recipients of award, notifying appropriate media sources
  • Create and manage database of applications, distribute for review and disseminate notification of results
  • Organize reporting and results from grants and scholarships

Development and Fundraising

  • Use Raiser’s Edge to manage donors for individual foundations
  • Research funding opportunities for foundations (sponsorships, grants, partnerships, etc.)
  • Write letters of inquiry and grant proposals to support GBF’s foundations

Other duties

  • Perform other duties as required
  • Some evening and weekend hours required
  • Limited amount of travel required

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extremely attentive to details
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Works well with a variety of individuals
  • Communicates clearly and effectively
  • Works calmly and efficiently in a crisis
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite – particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint, including mail merge
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and identify priority tasks
  • Skilled at working in high-paced environment, with high volume of emails/tasks
  • Quick learner to new and unfamiliar projects/tasks
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus


Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree, work experience in the nonprofit or philanthropy sectors, and 5+ years working experience required.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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