Institutional Giving Manager

Kidspace Children's Museum

Pasadena, California


Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (Interim)

Position: Responsible for writing grant requests to foundations, corporations and government agencies, researching and pursuing new funding opportunities, managing funder relationships, assist with department planning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research, identify, pursue potential funding sources
  • Identify/package museum programs/initiatives for funding
  • Write grant proposals/prepare applications
  • Track progress/complete grant reports
  • Work closely with program department to identify funding needs, monitor grant progress, collect data for final reports
  • Cultivate/Manage relationships with funders/sponsors
  • Analyze museum’s performance/suggest opportunities for growth/improvement
  • Identify best practices
  • Maintain donor files/records for foundations, corporations, government entities

Core Competencies:

  • Exceptional verbal/written communication
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Organized
  • Demonstrates accuracy/thoroughness
  • Exceptional follow-up abilities completed in a timely manner

Minimum Job Requirement:

  • Minimum 4 yrs experience grant writing with successful outcomes
  • Windows, Microsoft Office, Power Point
  • Raiser’s Edge experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related area

To apply, please send cover letter & resume with Institutional Giving Manager noted in subject line to: [email protected]

No phone calls please.

Contact Info:
Kidspace Children’s Museum
480 N. Arroyo Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91103