Thank you for your interest in joining the North Texas Community Foundation team. Our current employment opportunities are listed below.
The North Texas Community Foundation is in the top 10% of the 700+ Community Foundations in the U.S. We steward more than 200 funds for local families and individuals, assisting them with their charitable giving. We help build a healthy, vibrant community through our leadership and funding to a broad group of organizations serving the educational, social, health, religious and cultural needs of our community. The Community Foundation is located in downtown Fort Worth.
The Community Impact Associate plays a critical role in the Foundation’s grantmaking to local nonprofits and supports community leadership projects. The Associate is responsible for: administration of the Foundation’s grant cycles that distribute up to $1.5 million annually to more than 70 nonprofits. Current grant cycles include animal welfare, land conservation, homelessness, and nonprofit capacity building in neighborhoods experiencing high poverty levels. The Associate will provide excellent relationship management to grantees and community partners, maintain the Foundation’s grantmaking database, and assist with tasks, meetings, and projects to increase the Foundation’s impact in Tarrant County and beyond.
Reports to: Associate Director of Community Impact
Major Areas of Responsibility:
- Administer grant cycles including timeline development, managing grant proposals and reports, nonprofit correspondence, and grant committee review preparation. Serve as a point of contact for nonprofits inquiring about grant cycles. Attend periodic nonprofit site visits.
- Provide excellent relationship management to nonprofit partners, grant committees, and community leaders, including timely response to inquiries, scheduling meetings, and providing updates.
- Keep track of appointments, perform tasks and provide assistance with projects identified by the Associate Director of Community Impact.
- Oversee, and become an expert in, the Foundation’s Grant Lifecycle Management software, Foundant, as well the Foundation’s customer relationship management database. Maintain accurate contact information and e-mail lists.
- Provide administrative support for the Early Learning Alliance Project fund such as invoice processing and acknowledgement letters for gifts to the fund. Also provide administrative support for the Community Foundation’s young professionals charitable group, WORTH.
- Collaborate with the Communications department to share grantee impact stories on social media and regularly update grant cycle information on the Foundation’s website.
- Participate in cross-department knowledge sharing to present investable opportunities to Foundation fundholders and support special fundholder/nonprofit events.
- Produce bi-weekly community news updates for staff.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Strong administrative skills including Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel. Familiarity with task management systems such as Asana is a plus.
- Excellent relationship management/customer service skills with the ability to quickly build rapport.
- Strong professional writing skills.
- Commitment to organization, open communication and working on complex projects with multiple team members.
- Detail-oriented and able to execute projects independently.
- Previous experience in the nonprofit sector. Grant writing/reviewing experience is a plus.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
Salary and Benefits
- Paid vacation, sick leave, personal time.
- Employee health care coverage paid.
- Generous retirement benefits.
- Employer paid life and disability insurance.
- Salary commensurate with experience.
How to Apply