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|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Experience Required:||4-5 years|
|State/Province:||CA - California|
Founded in 1971 and with headquarters in San Francisco, NatureBridge is the largest residential environmental education partner of the National Park Service. Our mission is to inspire personal connections to the natural world and responsible actions to sustain it. NatureBridge currently operates in five national parks: Yosemite National Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Olympic National Park, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, and Channel Islands National Park. Each year, NatureBridge serves 30,000 participants from K-12 schools through residential experiential science, youth leadership, and teacher training programs. NatureBridge is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
NatureBridge values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strive to diversify our workforce and seek applications by individuals from all backgrounds.
NatureBridge is seeking an experienced, dynamic, entrepreneurial leader to bring the organization’s established grants program to the next level. The Grants Manager leads and manages NatureBridge-wide grants efforts and is responsible for securing support from foundations, governmental agencies, and corporations to meet the organization’s operating and capital needs.
NatureBridge has an opportunity to more effectively utilize institutional fundraising strategies to increase its impact due to a new name and brand identity, an emerging national vision, a capital campaign, and several new initiatives.
The Grants Manager is the day-to-day operational lead for the institutional fundraising team and directly contributes to achieving this vision. This position supervises a professional staff of regionally-focused Grants Officers. Additionally, the Grants Manager conducts prospect research, writes, and manages grant proposals; assists in planning and budget development; and writes other materials as needed. This position reports to the Director of Development in the San Francisco office.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include working with the Development Department and other departments to accomplish the goals and objectives of the position. Duties include (but are not limited to) the following:
Experience, Competencies, and Education
The ideal candidate can work independently, manage complex and sensitive issues, prioritize, multi-task, and demonstrate the following:
NatureBridge is dedicated to providing a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive salary commensurate with experience, medical and dental benefits, generous vacation, 403B account, and more.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority at NatureBridge.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and a one- to three-page writing sample in Word format. This position is open until filled.
Email NatureBridge Grants Manager Search at: