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Program Associate

The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF)

The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $145 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $270 million in assets, NCCF sustains 1,300 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships. The NCCF partners with a network of affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels.

Job description:

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate for a program associate position.
The program associate position is responsible for implementing processes related to the Foundation’s grantmaking and scholarships programs. Work priorities include: reviewing grant and scholarship application materials for eligibility and compliance; preparing materials to support decision-making and/or distribution of funds; conducting due diligence research, data entry and maintenance; and supporting optimal use of online systems with applicants and administrators. Additional responsibilities include providing support within the online grants and scholarships system to internal and external customers; preparing supporting documentation for grants and scholarships distributions; managing records in database; and preparing reports for various boards, donors and external distribution. 
The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strong organizational skills, including high attention to accuracy and detail

  • Proven ability to provide excellent customer service

  • Willingness to learn new tasks

  • Positive approach to working with others

  • Strong verbal communication ability

  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently

  • Aptitude for database management

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Strong computer skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Appreciation for North Carolina’s nonprofit and philanthropic sectors

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to work with a committed, engaged team.
Are you this ideal candidate?  Please email cover letter and resumé to  No phone calls, please.  Deadline for submittal is December 10, 2018.  NCCF is an equal opportunity employer.

Raleigh, NC

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