Community Power Network seeks Development Officer

By Ben Delman on April 13, 2016

Community Power Network (including DC SUNMD SUNWV SUNVA SUNOH SUN, and FL SUN) is seeking a full-time Development Officer who specializes in nonprofits to help us grow our organization. Officer will be responsible for foundation fundraising and direct fundraising efforts. Duties will include writing proposals; tracking our grants; preparing budgets and reports for grant applications; identifying and seeking new sources of funding; managing email and online campaigns for direct fundraising efforts; helping us develop business plans for expanding our programs; and working with our bookkeeper to provide accurate and timely reports to the Executive Director.


  • Writing proposals and reports
  • Tracking existing grants and reporting requirements
  • Developing and tracking program budgets in conjunction with program staff
  • Preparing budget summaries and reports for grant reporting and staff updates
  • Identifying and pursuing additional funding opportunities from foundations and other sources of support
  • Developing and implementing direct fundraising campaigns
  • Helping with online research on various foundation topics
  • Maintaining office systems and work processes related to grant tracking and applications
  • Joining Executive Committee in guiding strategy and direction of organization


At least three years experience working with nonprofits and grant fundraising required. Passion about sustainability, creativity, and a drive to transform the world is a must. Officer will be comfortable using Excel, have excellent writing skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to learn Salesforce tracking system. Experience with membership and marketing a plus. Position is full-time and includes benefits. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to at: