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Foundation Relations Coordinator

Conservation Law Foundation (Boston, MA)


Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is seeking a Foundation Relations Coordinator to support the growth of the foundation funding portfolio of CLF by providing support to the Director of Foundation Relations, Foundation Relations Manager, and CLF’s program directors and state advocacy directors in meeting the organization’s grant fundraising goals. This is a full-time, exempt position located in Boston and reports to the Director of Foundation Relations.


What you’ll do:

  • Research foundation websites and databases for funding opportunities;
  • Maintain and track prospect lists, foundation activities, and deadlines in donor relations database (Raiser’s Edge);
  • Edit and proofread letters of inquiry, proposals, reports, and budgets for foundation donors and prospects;
  • Coordinate materials for proposal submission, including all required attachments;
  • Manage acknowledgement process for all grants received, ensuring timely recognition of foundation donors;
  • Support the foundations team in preparing and coordinating briefing memos, background documents, and agendas for meetings and visits; and,
  • Coordinate with the finance team on financial reporting, ensuring compliance with donor terms and conditions.


What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree as well as 2 years development experience or equivalent;
  • Excellent professional writing, editing, and communication skills;
  • Excellent coordination, organization, and project management skills, including collaborating with colleagues in remote offices;
  • Attention to detail and timeliness in responding to requests from prospective donors, partners, and colleagues;
  • High-level computer literacy with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) web-based research, and donor databases (Raiser’s Edge preferred);
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and
  • Believe passionately in CLF’s mission.


About CLF

Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) protects New England’s environment for the benefit of all people. A nonprofit, member-supported organization, CLF uses the law, science, and the market to solve the region’s most challenging environmental problems from climate change to ocean conservation to transportation. Every day, CLF advocates stand up for New Englanders – in state houses, court houses and board rooms, regulatory hearings and community gatherings – to forge innovative paths to environmental progress and economic prosperity for all in our region. To that end, CLF works with communities of color, and also communities that are economically or otherwise disadvantaged, which often suffer disproportionately the impacts of environmental degradation.


CLF is committed to representing New England’s diversity in our staff, volunteers, boards, and membership and creating a positive, inclusive workplace culture where all can thrive. People of color are encouraged to apply.


Salary & Benefits

CLF offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits plan, and an open and accepting work environment where differences are highly respected. The base salary for the position is $54,000; actual salary will reflect experience and qualifications.

We recognize the value of work-life balance and also strive to create opportunities for growth for all employees through professional development.


To Apply

To apply for this exciting position, click on the link below to be directed to an online application where you may upload your cover letter and resume.


CLF considers the health and safety of its staff members and their families, our guests, our visitors, and the community at large to be a top priority. All offers to work, intern, or volunteer with CLF are conditioned on the candidate complying with CLF’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.


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