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Development Intern

Green For All seeks a Development Intern to support a range of activities under the Director of Development, including: correspondence, grants management, donor research, gift processing and database administration, and event planning. This position will provide excellent experience to anyone interested in fundraising and development as a career.

Primary Responsibilities:

Development Administration

  • Provide administrative and advanced support to Development Director and the Development Associate in all aspects of development.
  • Draft and send acknowledgement to donors as needed.
  • Support special events/site visits; work collaboratively with Events Manager to manage mailings and coordinate event publicity.
  • Maintain data on our impact in Salesforce.
  • Attend Development Team/Committee meetings.


Donor Research and Cultivation

  • Identify and research potential foundation, corporate and individual donors.
  • Create donor profiles using online prospect research tools.
  • Identify and cultivate new and creative opportunities for financial support from all available areas.

Grants Management

  • Support grants management and grant-seeking by assisting in researching, preparing, and editing grant proposals; support writing of proposals when relevant
  • Maintain updated information on deadlines, requests pending, tracking status of all funding applications, progress reports due, personal connections and action items.


  • Assist with the development of key communication collateral (writing, editing and design), including periodic fundraising appeals, annual reports and newsletters.
  • Assist with direct mail appeals.
  • Provide verbal presentations to community groups, service groups, workplace giving fairs and special events as needed.


Desired skills and qualifications:

  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Highly organized; experienced in maintaining paper- and electronic-based office systems;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Resourceful, independent thinker with ability to problem-solve spontaneously and determine when an issue may require supervisor attention;
  • Strong MAC platform skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, online research and general familiarity with databases.
  • Experience with mail-merges and Salesforce a plus.


Compensation & Hours:

Part or Full time, depending on the most qualified candidate's availability. This is a volunteer position and is uncompensated. Commuting expenses to and from our office will be compensated.

How to Apply:

Download the internship application and submit electronically to [email protected] along with a cover letter, resume, and either a letter of reference or two references.

Green for All is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Green for All strives to reflect the diverse community it serves. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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