The Bronx Community Foundation is the first and only community foundation in The Bronx, solely dedicated to delivering resources to the entirety of the borough. The Foundation supports and invests in community power to eradicate inequity and build sustainable futures for all Bronxites.
In 2020, The Foundation launched its first major initiative, The Bronx Community Relief Effort. This effort raised and deployed over $10 million in rapid response resources in The Bronx. The Foundation brought together a borough wide group of Bronxites and community leaders to determine how best to provide much needed resources such as food, technology, grants/technical assistance to housing organizations and small businesses, and cash cards to students/residents along with emergency supplies throughout our entire borough. This was all done via a volunteer effort!
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Foundation is looking for its first leader to help Build A Better Bronx; one that is equitable, just, and fair and one where all residents thrive and prosper. This leader will support and work with Bronxites and organizations in the borough to bring the needed support across many areas including housing, education, health, digital literacy/resources, and economic opportunities. The Community will inform how the Foundation&#39;s resources can be best used to build a better community and Bronx for everyone.
The Executive Director (ED) will work collaboratively with the Founders and Board of Directors and will serve as chief fundraiser and spokesperson for the Foundation. They will be the professional leader and face of the Foundation ensuring that every Bronxite knows of the Foundation and its work and sharing information about the status and effectiveness of the Foundation and its partners as well as the needs of The Bronx to all relevant audiences.
The ED must be able to cultivate, build and maintain strong, trusting, and authentic relationships with a wide range of partners, including nonprofit and community leaders, Bronx residents, elected officials, small business owners and funders. The right leader has unassailable integrity, a deep commitment to The Bronx and exceptional communication skills. To learn about this position and to apply please visit - https://drgsearch.com/current-searches/
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