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Sr Manager, Foundation Partnerships
Full Time
$60,000.00 To 70,000.00 Annually
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Company: Operation Homefront
Company Description

Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so that they can thrive – not simply struggle to get by – in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. Recognized for superior performance by leading independent charity oversight groups, 83 percent of Operation Homefront expenditures go directly to programs that support tens of thousands of military families each year. Operation Homefront provides critical financial assistance, transitional and permanent housing, and family support services to prevent short-term needs from turning into chronic, long-term struggles. Thanks to the generosity of our donors and the support from thousands of volunteers, Operation Homefront proudly serves America’s military families. For more information, visit


Founded in 2002, Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive, not simply struggle to get by, in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. Operation Homefront is sourcing candidates for a Senior Manager, Foundation Partnerships position.

The Senior Manager of Foundation Partnerships reports to the Director of Foundation Partnerships and provides support for a national multi-million- dollar foundation revenue strategy. This position is responsible for securing $2M in new revenue for the organization. They are responsible for writing, developing, and submitting high-quality proposals, accurate donor reports, and other stewardship materials for foundation partners. They monitor the implementation of large, complex grants which includes overseeing allocation of funds; ensuring all grant guidelines are adhered to; and, that all program and reporting deliverables are met. They assist in the identification and solicitation of foundation prospects and with drafting and submitting proposals and budgets for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted programs. As part of this role, the position also works collaboratively with other internal departments (i.e. Finance, Programs, Marketing, Development, and Integrated Public Relations).

Primary job duties include:

  • Writes, reviews, and submits national grant proposals to generate revenue for the organization. Submits donor reports in accordance with grant requirements. Stewards donors with excellence and works cross-departmentally with: Finance, Administration, Development, Program Operations, Field Offices, Donors, and others to do so.
  • Provides management of grants across the foundation channel. Monitors and forecasts grant funding and expenditures. Ensures compliance with all grant restrictions and donor-specific requirements. Develops, maintains, and improves grant management and tracking systems and processes, as appropriate.
  • Enters donor-related activities into donor database on a timely and regular basis including, but not limited to, correspondence with donor; cultivation activities such as donor recognition and acknowledgements; copies of grants, reports; and other related documents to ensure all information in the organization’s donor database is accurate and up to date.
  • Supports regional staff with grant reporting as needed. Coordinates donor engagement activities as part of grant implementation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Desired candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Masters degree preferred in Business, Marketing, Nonprofit Management, Nonprofit Finance, or Related Social Sciences Sector (e.g., Housing, Public Administration, Social Work, etc.)
  • 5 years of experience in grant solicitation, grants management, grant writing, and nonprofit donor relations
  • Proficiency in financial/budget management and understanding of basic accounting practices
  • Knowledge of nonprofit reporting and tracking/monitoring of funding
  • Ability to gather and analyze complex
  • Exceptional attention to detail, goal oriented, and ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively when needed
  • Good communication skills across multiple levels of the organization, as well as with external partners and donors
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point applications, as well as Adobe. Working knowledge of EveryAction or other donor database, QuickBooks recommended
  • Experience with military families and programs preferred
  • Certifications in Grant Writing, Fundraising, Program Delivery, Nonprofit Management, or related areas a plus
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable MVR (Annual)
  • Ability to pass background check
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