Grants Manager

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Position: Grants Manager 

Department: Development 

Role Overview: Reporting to the Institutional Relations Senior Manager, the Grants Manager participates in a comprehensive foundation fundraising program for Lincoln Center’s performance series, education programs, community engagement initiatives, and special projects. Responsibilities include identifying funding opportunities, communicating directly with foundation representatives to discuss potential requests, and preparation of grant proposals, applications, reports, budgets and correspondence.  

What you’ll get to do here:  

  • Manage and grow a fundraising portfolio of foundation donors, focusing on support for education, community engagement, and other Lincoln Center projects & initiatives 
  • Execute writing assignments as directed, including gift acknowledgments, donor correspondence and internal briefing memos 
  • Manage stewardship of active grants in the fundraising portfolio as well as select program endowments 
  • Manage foundation prospecting efforts; participate in the ongoing expansion of the donor base at all levels through prospect identification and screening, research and strategic cultivation/solicitation 
  • Participate in developing fundraising strategy for the overall annual foundation goal as well as specific programs and projects 
  • Manage the tracking and reporting of departmental performance metrics. Prepare regular activity reports measuring progress toward goal against projections 
  • Work collaboratively with Programming, Finance, Accounting and Marketing colleagues to develop program descriptions, budgets and other materials as required for proposals and reports, and to share with Planning and Development colleagues 
  • Represent Lincoln Center and/or the Planning and Development Department as needed, including assistance with special events 

You’ll be a fit if you bring:  

  • Minimum 3-4 years of grant writing experience required, preferably in the arts 
  • Familiarity with funding opportunities and application processes 
  • Proficiency in database programs required (Pledgemaker, Tessitura, Clearview preferred), as well MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Working knowledge of research resources for foundation and government fundraising 
  • Desire to be part of a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, results-oriented team 
  • Excellent judgement 
  • Strong budgeting acumen for preparation of grant proposals and reports 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and prioritize multiple deadlines 
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and flexibility 
  • Knowledge of the performing arts, particularly in New York City is preferred, but not required 

Please Note: 


All newly hired employees of Lincoln Center must have their final dose of an FDA-authorized or WHO-listed COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of such in order to begin employment at any time after September 17, 2021, unless a reasonable accommodation on the following limited bases is granted. LCPA will consider accommodation requests from individuals who are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccination due to either an underlying medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs on a case-by-case basis in accordance with LCPA’s policies as well as federal, state, and local laws. Supporting documentation may be requested. 

What is Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts? 

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. (Lincoln Center) is the world’s leading performing arts center in the heart of New York City. In these times of heightened anxiety and vigilance, we are holding on to the important role the arts play in our lives: they nourish our hearts and minds, teach us valuable lessons and critical skills, and help us create community. We are resolved not to lose sight of what connects us, and we hope you will consider joining our talented, diverse team.  

We are:  

1. The manager of the Lincoln Center Campus. 

-We help activate our 16-acre campus and are one of eleven artistic resident organizations.  

2. A leading Arts Presenter.  

-We curate many artistic performances showcasing music, dance, and theater.  

3. An Education Hub.  

-We have reached 20 million students, educators, principals, and community members.  

Who are our people?  

Lincoln Center is made up of a diverse team of collaborators who advocate for the transformative impact of artistic experiences.  

Lincoln Center’s mission is in concert with the vision of founding President John D. Rockefeller III - "The arts are not for the privileged few, but for the many. Their place is not on the periphery of daily life, but at its center."  

Lincoln Center welcomes applicants from all sectors who agilely solve problems, show up as they are, and can't stop innovating. 

What’s the news? 


Who is our President and CEO?  

Henry Timms is the co-founder of #GivingTuesday and the co-author of New Power.  

Join us! 

It is the policy of Lincoln Center to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, marital or civil partnership/union status, familial or caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, military or veteran status, genetic information, predisposition, or carrier status, unemployment status, domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Lincoln Center is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.  

Position: Grants Manager 

Department: Development 

Role Overview: Reporting to the Institutional Relations Senior Manager, the Grants Manager participates in a comprehensive foundation fundraising program for Lincoln Center’s…

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