W!SE is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting financial education and literacy, fostering social entrepreneurship, and preparing youth for college and the workplace. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our development team as a Development Manager. Reporting to the Director of Development, she/he will be responsible for securing grants from corporate and family foundations and government agencies. The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with a proven track record.
Conduct research to identify grant opportunities to support operations, new and existing programs
Develop lists of prospective donors for new and existing programs, and cultivation and solicitation strategies
Develop and write grant proposals for existing and new programs
Oversee deadlines and reports required by grant providers
Communicate with resource providers, and potential supporters on activities, accomplishments and the needs of W!SE
W!SE is a leading educational nonprofit based in New York City with a mission to improve the lives of young people and at-risk adults through programs that develop readiness for college and the workplace and promote financial literacy. Our cutting edge, high quality and cost effective educational programs and support services promote excellence in education and help students plan for their futures... and make good choices, while providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the 21st Century.