Foundation Grants Coordinator

David Berg Foundation
David Berg Foundation
Job Functions:
Administration, Operations
Employment Types:
Full-time
Locations:
New York, NY, USA
Posted on:
05/16/2022

Overview:

The David Berg Foundation is a private philanthropic foundation that supports charitable institutions in the United States, Europe, and Israel in several core program areas: legal services and scholarship; historic preservation and conservation of Jewish heritage sites; human rights, ethics, and combating antisemitism; exhibitions, publications, archives, and libraries; and Jewish community assistance. Since its inception in 2000, the David Berg Foundation has awarded over 800 grants to more than 200 non-profit organizations.

The Role:

The David Berg Foundation seeks a Grants Coordinator for research, administrative assistance, helping with foundation operations, and supporting the grant making process. The position will be supervised by the Foundation’s Grants Manager.

Responsibilities:

· Maintain President’s calendar and schedule grantee and potential grantee site visits.

· Prepare and distribute board meeting materials.

· Manage contacts and lists that track grantees and stakeholders.

· Input data with Foundant, the online grants management system.

· Research trends in philanthropy and program areas supported by the Foundation.

· File correspondence and help with office organization.

· Provide general administrative and operational support.

· Stay informed of developments in Foundation grant-related fields.

· Other special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

· Graduate degree preferred.

· 4+ years of relevant work experience in a field that aligns with the foundation’s funding priorities. The ideal candidate will have interest and knowledge in philanthropy, legal services, and/or Jewish history.

· Strong organizational skills and careful attention to detail.

· Ability to work independently and be a team player.

· Willingness to take on a wide array of projects large and small as assigned.

Specifications:

· Location: New York, NY (Upper East Side).

· Full Time: Monday to Thursday.

· Hybrid work schedule: at-office and remote.

· Must be flexible with colleague’s schedules to arrange workdays at the office.

How to Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter by email with your name and “Grants Coordinator” in the subject line to info@bergfoundation.org.

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