Job Opportunities

Community Investment Director

Job Title: Community Investment Director
Status: Part-Time (under 30 hours per week)
Reports to: Senior Community Investment Director


Download PDFThe Community Investment Director provides support for WCF’s grant management and grant program functions, including grant review, grant records management and communications.

Essential Functions to do the job include:

Program Activities

  • Evaluate and analyze grant requests and determine the relevance of the request within WCF’s areas of interest
  • Counsel grant seekers on funding requests and general information inquiries
  • Conduct grant proposal reviews including site visits
  • Develop and write funding evaluations and present them at Board meetings
  • Review and track grantee requirements, including year-end reports
  • Review follow-up reports and write evaluations on past-funded grants

Grant Management/Office Assistance

  • Provide support to the Senior Investment Director and Operations Manager as needed
  • Create and maintain grant files including Foundant’s GLM web-based grant data system
  • Perform “due diligence” reviews of prospective grantee organizations

Client and Community Relations

  • Develop and coordinate external communications including publications, press releases, annual reports, social media and the Fund’s website
  • Attend public meetings and events to develop and maintain organizational visibility and accessibility for grantees and potential grant-seekers
  • Seek broader information on grantees that will help inform the grant review process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience in areas related to WCF’s field of interest, evaluation or public administration
  • Basic knowledge of Lincoln-area human service, arts & culture, education and civic & community agencies
  • A high level of interviewing, investigative and/or evaluation skills
  • Background in grant writing, grant management and/or grant review
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to build trust and relationships with nonprofits and other funders
  • Dedication to the Fund’s practice of encouraging diversity, equity and inclusiveness

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references by May 1 either to or the address below.

Joan Stolle
Operations Manager
Woods Charitable Fund
1248 ‘O’ Street, Suite 1130
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508

No phone calls, please.

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