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Institutional Giving Manager
Hamilton Families

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Institutional Giving Manager

Hamilton Families

Job Summary

$70k-75k per year
Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 12 days ago
Job Role
Community Fundraiser, Community Development
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Job Description

COMPENSATION $70,000- $75,000
PROGRAM Development
REPORTS TO Chief Development Officer
WORK SCHEDULE Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Hamilton Families

Our mission is to end family homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area. Established in 1985, Hamilton Families is San Francisco's leading service provider to homeless families, with carefully designed programs to prevent homelessness, provide shelter and stability, return families to permanent housing and support the well-being of children experiencing homelessness. We currently operate these programs across six sites in San Francisco and Oakland. For more information, visit

Position Overview

Over the last 30+ years, Hamilton Families has become one of the most recognized leaders addressing the rising homelessness challenges in the U.S. With 1 in 25 students in the San Francisco Unified School District experiencing homelessness, Hamilton Families (HF) is leading the City’s efforts to end family homelessness. Using data to drive our efforts, we focus on impact and long-term solutions to tackle this seemingly intractable problem. We have a plan to end family homelessness in San Francisco and in recent years have partnered with organizations such as the Giants, Google, Salesforce, Twitter, Airbnb, government officials and the wider Bay Area community.

Hamilton Families is seeking a qualified, highly motivated Institutional Giving Manager to grow contributed revenue from foundations and corporate sources. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Institutional Giving Manager will oversee institutional fundraising. This role will identify and cultivate new prospects and manage the production of grant proposals and reports. The Institutional Giving Manager will supervise a contract grant writer and ensure timely and accurate management of all institutional grants and sponsorships.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with a range of foundation, corporate and government funders. The candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to convey complex, strategic information to both internal and external audiences. The candidate must have excellent time management skills and have strong attention to detail. The ideal candidate should enjoy working directly with donors, as well as working behind the scenes with leadership and program staff to support fundraising activities. The ability to steward and nurture relationships.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop and execute a strategic fundraising plan to identify and target institutional funders to raise programmatic, operating, and sponsorship support.

• Lead all aspects of identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship for a portfolio of approximately 100 institutional funders and prospects.

• Serve as lead relationship manager for institutional funders in support of CDO and CEO.

• Supervise grant writer; oversee project management of proposal writing, reporting, sponsorship requests, grant tracking and funder acknowledgment.

• Maintain accurate and timely institutional funding pipeline and outcome data.

• Collaborate with Communications Manager in ways to highlight institutional partnerships.

• Collaborate with Development Team to provide support/consultation on the department’s efforts and key goals.

• Work with Finance staff to ensure compliance with all grant restrictions and reporting requirements and to gather information necessary for grant reports.

• Support Chief Development Officer and/or Chief Executive Officer with relationship management of institutional donors and prospects as needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

• Demonstrated knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques related to foundation, corporate, and government fundraising.

• Demonstrated record of success in generating significant commitments from corporations and foundations through grants and sponsorships

• Demonstrated project management skills; ability to work independently and successfully manage multiple projects with competing deadlines; excellent attention to detail.

• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and networking skills; ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective corporate and foundation donors.

• Superior written and interpersonal communication skills; ability to write and communicate clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.

• Familiarity with financial information, including ability to evaluate grant budgets.

• Raiser’s Edge database and Salesforce CRM experience preferred.

• Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university required.

• Criminal background check and fingerprint imaging required post offer.

• TB (Tuberculosis) clearance and documentation required post-offer.

• Essential job functions include using a telephone, working at a standard computer terminal, ability to follow reasonable ergonomic accommodations, sit and stand for long intervals.

Compensation and Benefits

Hamilton Families (HF) offers excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage, plus tax-advantaged Flexible Spending Arrangements for Health Care and Dependent Care. Employees also have the chance to earn up to $180 per calendar year for participating in various wellness activities and can participate in partnership discounts with various YMCA and 24-Hour Fitness locations. Additionally, HF offers tax-deductible commuter benefits that can be applied to public transit, parking, and ride sharing services like Lyft Line and Uber pool.

The work at HF is designed for individuals to follow their passions and commitment to community. HF takes professional development seriously and offers coaching and training opportunities at every level. A role with the Stability team is great for an individual who is interested in exploring community based nonprofit work, social work, or mental health disciplines. We also offer a $1,000 tuition reimbursement to employees each year (after 12 months of employment) and offer dozens of internal and external trainings for staff at every level annually.

HF employees enjoy generous benefits including 11 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation and 2 weeks of sick time per year.

HF offers an employer-matched 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and other great long-term benefits!

Application Procedure

• To submit an application, please click apply above or below.

• Please attach your résumé and a brief letter of interest.

• No faxes or phone calls.

• Hamilton Families is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance., we will consider for employment qualified applicants who arrest and conviction records.

Business Overview

Our Story

Founded in 1985, Hamilton Families established San Francisco’s first shelter for families experiencing homelessness. Today we are San Francisco’s leading service provider to homeless families, with an array of highly effective programs at sites in San Francisco and Oakland.

Hamilton Shelter Program in the Tenderloin provides safe shelter, three meals a day and critical social services to 50 families a night for up to six months.

Hamilton Transitional Housing houses and supports up to 25 families at high risk for chronic homelessness for 6 to 18 months. Families receive intensive social services to identify and address factors contributing to their homelessness.

Hamilton Housing Solutions prevents homelessness whenever possible and assists families who have become homeless with housing search assistance, temporary rent assistance, case management, job search and other services for up to 18 months to help them find and retain a permanent home.

Children’s Services are integrated throughout all our programs, providing therapeutic support and enrichment activities to strengthen children’s resiliency, promote academic success and enhance the parent-child bond.


Culture & Perks

Community Oriented
Work-life Balance
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