November 10, 2023

Director of Foundation Giving

  • Deadline: 25/11/2023
  • Location: New York, NY, OR, Los Angeles, CA
  • Organization: Good + Foundation
  • Salary: USD $ 90,000-100,000
Full Time

Good+Foundation is a leading national non-profit that works to dismantle multi-generational poverty by pairing tangible goods with innovative services for low-income fathers, mothers, and caregivers, creating an upward trajectory for the whole family. The organization partners intensively with a vetted network of social service programs to pair goods – such as cribs, car seats, and diapers – with counseling, employment assistance, co-parenting classes, and more. With operations in New York City and Los Angeles, Good+Foundation has provided more than $95 million in essential goods since 2001. In recent years, Good+Foundation has added microgrants to its in-kind donation model, providing nearly $900,000 in cash assistance to date. In 2022, 91 percent of every dollar spent went directly into Good+ programs. Visit for more information.

The Director of Foundation Giving will be responsible for leading and developing the fundraising strategy to maintain, diversify, and expand the organization’s portfolio of foundation funders. The ideal candidate will take proactive, forward-thinking, and active ownership of the fundraising strategy for foundation giving with a focus on sustained revenue generation – the goal for the portfolio in 2023 is $1.8 million in annual revenue. They will need to be self-motivated and develop a deep understanding of all organizational operations and programs to inform well-rounded grant proposals and reports, and have exceptional writing and presentation skills and an ability to build client relationships and manage complex projects. A willingness to be a team player and a good sense of humor is necessary.

This role reports to the VP of Development and works closely with the Good+ Development/Marketing and Program teams.


Area #1: Lead and develop fundraising strategy and expand the Good+Foundation grant portfolio.

Lead & develop fundraising strategy to maintain, diversify, and expand the organization’s portfolio of foundation funders, synthesizing Good+Foundation’s complex program, activities, and data into clear, compelling presentations, proposals and reports
Maintain a personal portfolio of approximately of three dozen funders, and support the VP of Development and the CEO with managing and administering their combined portfolio
Steward current grants to ensure proper fulfillment of all grant requirements; research potential grant opportunities and strategize tying funder focus areas to Good+Foundation’s work, and write proposals for new grant opportunities
Create preparatory documents for donor calls and subsequent recap notes
Complete, send and file tax acknowledgement and thank you letters for all incoming grants

Area #2: Oversee grants calendar and related knowledge/document management and proactively initiate interdepartmental coordination and collaboration in support of the Good+ mission

Oversee and maintain grants calendar of deadlines, shared with relevant colleagues
Oversee and maintain foundations folder on internal server with documents related to grants to ensure proper financial accounting
Prepare detailed, grant-specific budgets in collaboration with Director of Finance and Administration and Chief Program and Operations Officer to ensure adherence to Good+ mission and goals
Assist Development Team as needed through on-site support of fundraising events, national convenings, etc.
Attend relevant seminars and training events when available, taking detailed notes


4-6+ years experience with relationship management, proposal writing and grant coordination; fully versed in grant life cycle and processes
Experience assessing request for proposal (RFP)/RFQ packages for requirements to ensure compliance with all submission requirements
Experience preparing and managing proposal development schedule from pre/post RFP to submission
Experience developing proposal outlines aligned with specified scope of work and evaluation criteria described in grant application
Experience conducting proposal kickoff meetings, proposal reviews and necessary logistics for timely proposal submission
Experience creating variety of written products and deliverables in timely manner
Exceptional written & verbal communication – clear, crisp, accurate, & timely communication & synthesis of programmatic achievements
Proactive relationship-building internally & externally – ability to find and create opportunities to deepen connections and build authentic, mutual relationships with teammates & donors
Strategic mindset – proactive, forward-thinking, & active ownership of foundation giving and grants strategies
Database management skills (previous Salesforce experience preferred)
Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint and ExcelSalary: $90,000-$100,000, with a benefits package that includes fully covered health insurance, a403(b) retirement plan with a 3% match after two years of employment, FSA and child care spending accounts, 14 paid holidays, 3 weeks of paid personal and vacation time, and six paid sick days.

Location: This is a hybrid position – the position will be onsite 3 days a week at either our NY office located in Manhattan’s Garment District (preferred), with the possibility to also work out of our LA office in West Adams.

To apply: Please email your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to Eve Blane at

How to apply:

To apply: Please email your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to Eve Blane at