Development and Program Manager - HIP


Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) is a transnational network of more than 500 grant-makers, donors, and philanthropic leaders committed to Latino communities in the United States and Latin America. HIP engages Latinos in philanthropy, identifies emerging needs and promising new organizations and leaders in Latino communities, and leads wide-impact, multi-site philanthropic programs to strengthen Latino communities, leaders, and organizations. Through its award-winning grant-making consortium, the Funders’ Collaborative, HIP has built the capacity of over 500 grassroots Latino nonprofits and leaders through grants and trainings in sixteen sites across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In Latin America, HIP funds community-based economic development projects that draw upon the resources of the Latino diaspora. Hispanics in Philanthropy currently has a staff of fifteen, with national headquarters in Oakland, CA and regional offices in Miami, Mexico City, and North Carolina.

In North Carolina, HIP’s current programs include a range of funder engagement, research, and grant-making activities. Through the Funders’ Collaborative, HIP is currently providing capacity-building grants and training to Latino-led nonprofits. It is also researching emerging Latino-serving groups in the least-resourced counties in the state.


The Development and Program Manager (DPM) plays a crucial leadership role in HIP’s overall grantmaking and community building work. The DPM leads HIPs state-wide program in North Carolina, including all funder engagement, grant-making, technical assistance, and membership activities. The DPM also supervises local program interns, research assistants, and consultants. The DPM reports to the Vice President of Programs and works in collaboration with HIP’s programs and communications staff. This is a 30-hour per week position based in North Carolina.

Major Responsibilities:

Fundraising and Partnership Development (35%)

● Lead the design and implementation of development goals and fund raising strategies for NC

● Identify and cultivate relationships with current and prospective funders and other partners

● Prepare proposals for funding consideration and reports

● Raise funds for local initiatives and activities

● Generate interest and commitment from new local and national partners in the NC Funders’ Collaborative

● Establish effective partnerships with key stakeholders

● Work with the Membership and Events Manager to engage members in North Carolina

● Report to grantmakers and communicate effectively with donors

Grantmaking (45%)

● Serve as key liaison with local committee of funding partners

● Serve as HIP’s representative for grantmaking activities in the region, including the execution of applicant information sessions, grantee convenings and other grantee-focused technical assistance activities, funder briefings, and presentations

● Oversee NC-based grantmaking and grant monitoring

● Implement NC-based capacity building strategy

● Help design and lead implementation of NC-based monitoring and evaluation strategy

Administration (20%)

● Develop and execute a clear and comprehensive annual work plan

● Oversee execution of HIP budget for NC site

● Work with the Vice President to play a leading role in the development and implementation of future-focused initiatives to extend regional reach and impact

● Participate as a member of HIP’s program and development teams, utilizing a collaborative style to achieve programmatic and fundraising goals

● Participate in meetings or committees as needed

● Provide active, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas

● Support HIP’s mission, vision and strategic goals


● Minimum five years’ experience in strategic grant-making and/or non-profit management

● Demonstrated fund-raising experience, particularly in the area of foundation and corporate partnerships

● Experience and ability to work with grassroots nonprofits

● Experience building relationships with key local leaders

● Experience managing multi-stakeholder initiatives, with the capacity to maintain a transparent, consensus-based process while working toward successful results

● Ability to be focused and detailed, meet deadlines, juggle multiple tasks, and work as part of a team, while maintaining the big picture

● Ability to be self-directed and work independently

● Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish

● Familiarity with North Carolina Latino community issues and organizations (desired)

● Ability to travel (approximately 20%)


Commensurate with experience, with possibility for growth based on performance results. Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan matching program. HIP is committed to the professional development of all employees.


Please email the following materials to [email protected]. Please include your name and the title for this position and organization (“Your name – Development and Program Manager, HIP”) in the subject line of your email.

1. Thoughtful cover letter explaining why you’re the right fit for this role and organization, including your available start date

2. Résumé


Schaffer&Combs (“S&C”) supports the growth of mission-driven organizations with strategic and operational solutions. S&C is proud to use business as a force for good, and is a certified B Corporation. We have been retained by Hispanics in Philanthropy to manage the Development and Program Manager search.

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