Development Associate (Foundations )

Development · Remote or Washington, District of Columbia
Department Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $55,000 - $75,000

Job Title:       Development Associate (Foundations) 

Reports To:  Kevin Faria 

Location:       Washington, DC or Remote 

Salary:            $55,000 - $75,000, depending on experience. Benefits include 4 weeks annual vacation, paid healthcare (100%), 8% annual 403(b) contribution, and more. 


The Development Associate is responsible for helping ensure that NCRP is meticulous in its approach to fundraising (primarily from foundations), and delivers on quality to both internal and external stakeholders.  

This position will serve as the main staff support for the Senior Director of Foundation Engagement. You’ll engage in creating materials, tracking, planning, reporting, communications, and stewardship for our foundation/grantmaker donor base, partners and prospects. NCRP is growing into an organization with a $4 million+ annual budget, and most of that income is provided by 140+ foundations. 

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy’s mission is to promote philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness. For more information, visit our website at 

Responsibilities include (95%): 

  • Assist with (and in some cases develop) high-quality written materials, including (but not limited to) grant proposals, applications, reports, letters, and budgets; and manage donor acknowledgements such as thank you letters; 


  • Track fundraising workflow such as proposal due dates, reports, etc., and maintain records on existing and future supporters  (primarily via our Salesforce database); 


  • Assist with and conduct fundraising outreach via e-mail, phone, and other methods as needed; 


  • Work with other NCRP staff as needed (such as programs, IT, and communications teams) to meet fundraising goals; 


  • Organize internal/external fundraising meetings as needed, and assist other staff working on fundraising as needed;  


  • Other appropriate duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Director of Foundation Engagement to help the organization meet its fundraising goals. 


Contribute to NCRP’s organizational success by keeping up with all required administrative tasks. (5%) 


  • Complete and submit timesheets and any other necessary administrative documents in a timely fashion. 
  • Update Bamboo HR with requests for vacation leave, sick leave or other needed time off.    
  • Attend monthly staff meetings. 
  • Attend any necessary All Staff or Department trainings. 


Requirements:  2-5 years of fundraising experience preferred. Position title (Associate vs. Senior Associate) dependent on experience. Knowledge of Salesforce or similar CRM databases preferred but not required. Knowledge of philanthropy a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. 

Keys to Success: 
Cultural Competence: You share our commitment to advancing racial justice and equity and ensuring an inclusive organizational culture. You have a familiarity with the complexity of issues and obstacles facing communities of color in the philanthropy sector or social justice ecosystem.  

Details Matter:  You are relentless in your attention to detail and creating systems that make sense for everyone.  Not only does this help keep you organized, but others as well. 

Time Management: You can prioritize tasks in order of importance and plan out processes for others easily to follow.  

Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit and climb stairs. Specific vision abilities required include ability to read printed materials and computer monitors.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


NCRP is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a racially just, equitable and inclusive workplace. 




Thank You

Your application was submitted successfully.

  • Location
    Remote or Washington, District of Columbia
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $55,000 - $75,000