Director of Institutional Giving: Project HOME

Posted December 8th, 2015 at 12:54 pm.

The Director of Institutional Giving oversees the active management of all institutional relationships (government, corporations and foundation), builds organizational capacity by meeting revenue goals, and provides leadership both within the Development Department and as part of the Senior Management Team.

Specific Job Responsibilities:


  • Oversees all institutional funding relationships, including prospect research and vetting, grant proposals, timely reporting, and pro active stewardship.
  • Oversees the coordination and preparations of all institutional grant proposals, including the grant calendar.
  • Works with senior staff and program staff to develop proposal narratives and budgets.
  • Writes and/or edits grant proposals and grant reports.
  • Manages the research and identification of new opportunities for institutional partnerships.
  • Manages the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) application process.
  • Prepares applications and reports to the Commonwealth for DCED tax credit proposals
  • Conducts tours/site visits and coordinates other small events on behalf of Project HOME that cultivate new, and deepen existing, relationships with corporate, foundation and government partners.
  • Researches and develops a government grants plan, including possible development of advisory committee and a strategy focused on identifying new public funding sources, potential government partnerships, tax credit opportunities.


  • Manages the revenue budgeting and forecasting for all institutional giving, contribute to quarterly revenue reports to the Finance Committee, and participate in quarterly restricted funding meetings.
  • Serves as Development Department liaison to project development teams for capital projects.


  • Participates in Project HOME’s Senior Management Team meetings; provides leadership and innovation in support of the organization’s operations, mission, goals, and future growth.
  • Actively participates in new Strategic Plan process; work with VP of DPR to ensure department goal consistency with long term strategic goals.


  • Supervises the Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations, also charged with cultivating and soliciting all institutional funders, including all grant-writing and reporting to corporations and foundations.
  • Supervises the Development Associate, Grants Operations, charged with soliciting funding and providing support to the Development Department for all grants operations, including application filing, outcomes reporting, and data and file maintenance.
  • Meet regularly with staff to provide support and guidance.

Project HOME

The work of Project HOME is rooted in our strong spiritual conviction of the dignity of each person. As such, we strive to function as a community of individuals who demonstrate respect, courtesy, dignity, support and care for all people.

Our community of care extends to homeless persons, residents, vendors, consumers, staff, outside agencies and all people who enter our dwelling places. Thus, we work to avoid making assumptions and generalizations about people. We demonstrate and foster respect for cultural differences. We believe in our ability to listen and learn from one another.

Specifically, building community for the Director position means:

  1. To work tasks in a courteous and timely fashion. Interact with visitors, residents, other staff and co-workers in a professional and welcoming manner.
  1. To put others at ease and communicate in ways others can understand. Develop and maintain smooth, cooperative working relationships with others and encourage open expression of ideas and opinions.

Additionally, all staff are responsible for the following:

  • Commitment to the mission of Project HOME
  • Work at establishing a base of trust with each resident or community member.
  • Continue to learn about mental illness, addictions, and dually diagnosed residents.
  • Accept residents and community members “where they are at” while working to assist them.
  • Observe confidentiality, privacy, and dignity of each resident.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR(S): Vice President of Development & Public Relations


Bachelor’s Degree; advanced degree preferred (MA, MBA, or other relevant degree)

Project HOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a drug screen and background checks.

How to apply

please send resume to

Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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