The Director of Institutional Giving works closely with the Senior Director of Development to maintain and grow the National Constitution Center’s pipeline of institutional donors with an emphasis on foundation support. This position is the organization’s primary grant writer and works in collaboration with the development staff to reach the Center’s annual contributed revenue goal of at least $9M in general operating and restricted support. The Director of Institutional Giving interacts regularly with other members of the leadership staff including the President and CEO and the Vice President of Finance.
The Director of Institutional Giving is the lead grant writer for foundation and government grants and manages an existing portfolio of 50+ institutional donors. In this role, the Director serves as the project manager for major and multi-year grants to ensure timely fulfillment of grant requirements including the project content, budget, and deliverables.
The director also works in close collaboration with all development staff to plan and implement a comprehensive institutional fundraising and stewardship program. This position is responsible for securing support for the Center’s new and existing education programs such as Constitutional Ambassadors and Classroom Exchanges, onsite programming including America’s Town Hall, exhibits, and online digital content including the Interactive Constitution, the cornerstone of the Center’s education initiatives, and other key programs.
The director communicates across all levels of the organization; demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism, protocol awareness, and donor relations in interaction with trustees, individual and institutional donors, and with partners, co-workers, and the general public on a wide-ranging variety of strategic matters.