Full Time

Grants Coordinator at Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative

Fields: cooperatives, community development, social justice, fundraising, urban planning

Location: Bronx, NYC

About the Organization: The Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative (BCDI) is a community-led effort to build an equitable, sustainable, and democratic local economy that creates wealth and ownership for low-income people of color—what we call economic democracy.

About the Position: We are looking for an organized and team-oriented Grants Coordinator who can help BCDI effectively manage and grow the philanthropic and public-sector grants that enable our work. This position will help the ideal candidate develop strong project management skills and a deep understanding of fundraising and development.

Special Requirements/Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will be:
  • A strong writer and communicator, able to convey complex concepts in simple and persuasive language
  • A tenacious researcher, identifying and thoroughly vetting new opportunities and
  • tracking current trends
  • A self-starter, able to motivate themselves and other team members to meet key deadlines
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Familiar with the Bronx and New York City
  • Committed to social inclusion, anti-oppression, racial, gender, and economic justice
  • Conversant in the following topics and fields: community and economic development, urban planning, social justice, community organizing, or related area
  • Comfortable working with technology platforms including project management (e.g. Asana), online database systems (e.g. Airtable), client relationship management systems (e.g. Hubspot), and team communications (e.g. Slack)
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Prior experience in at least one of the following: Individual donor development, Grassroots fundraising, Grant writing
  • Spanish fluency
  • Experience living and working in the Bronx or New York City

Estimated Salary: $35,000 – $50,000, commensurate with experience

Deadline: Until filled

Apply Here:
Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative


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