Institutional Giving Manager (IBP)

International Budget Partnership
Washington , DC

The International Budget Partnership is a U.S. based organization that that collaborates with civil society around the world to use budget analysis and advocacy as a tool to promote democracy and inclusion. It seeks an Institutional Giving Manager to help create a world where the poor and marginalized have a voice in budget decisions and are empowered to effect change.

For more than 20 years, IBP has worked with social movements and grassroots organizations, a wide range of networks, and expert researchers to give civil society a voice and inspire action to open budgets and transform lives. IBP believes in citizens’ have the right to understand and influence how public money, their money is raised and spent.

The International budget partnership seeks an Institutional Giving Manager who is experienced in fundraising and ready to face the challenge of promoting democracy and inclusion. The Institutional Giving Manager would help shape the position and the work, which would begin with stewarding great foundations, and the vital relationship with the UK Department for International Development (DFID). With the development of new programs will come the opportunity to expand existing relationships and develop new ones, especially with bilateral funders, through determined research and cultivation.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Institutional Giving Manager will work closely with Program staff and IBP leadership on all fundraising activities with private foundations and government institutional donors, which account for the majority of IBP’s $12M to $14M annual budget. The position is based in IBP’s headquarters in Washington, DC, although a remote work arrangement may be possible for a highly-qualified candidate.


Desired qualifications for this role include:

  • Excellent writing skills with demonstrated ability to write in a clear, articulate and persuasive manner within structures dictated by funders.
  • Knowledge of standard development practices and techniques, including donor cultivation, donor relationship management, proposal and report writing, and prospect research.
  • Superb organizational, project management and time management skills.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, develop plans for and carry projects through to completion.
  • Ability to successfully interact with donors, program staff, development officers, and leaders.
  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree in a related field is preferred.