Development & Grants Associate

Apply through January 13, 2023

CraftNOW Philadelphia seeks an experienced Development & Grants Associate for a part-time, hybrid opportunity in Philadelphia, PA.

CraftNOW Philadelphia unites the leading institutions, artists, and patrons of Philadelphia’s vibrant craft community to celebrate the city’s rich legacy, its internationally-recognized contemporary scene, and its important role as an incubator for arts based in wood, clay, fiber, metal, and glass.


Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director, the Development & Grants Associate will

– Research and identify new grant opportunities and funding sources
– Write letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and post-grant reports
– Meet proposal deadlines and establish priorities and target dates for submissions
– Maintain grant calendar and reporting requirements

Fundraising & Events
– Solicit and acknowledge individual and corporate gifts
– Track gifts and maintain the donor information database
– Provide support for special events and programs (for ex., CraftNOW Create, the Summer Camp partnership with Parks & Rec, Tools of the Trades, and our annual Symposium)

– Excellent communication and persuasion skills, including the ability to ‘tell our story’
– Familiarity with grant-writing and research
– Analytical: able to summarize data to support grant proposals and to document outcomes
– Experience maintaining donor databases, creating spreadsheets, and reports
– Highly organized: easily meets deadlines and prioritizes daily activities
– Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Excel, and website maintenance

– Part-time 20+ hours/wk with occasional night or weekend events
– Flexible hybrid schedule with regular on-site meetings in Center City
– Hourly rate: $25 to $40
– Be an integral part of a hard-working and welcoming team that values continuous learning and excellence

CraftNOW is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible environment for all employees.

To apply, send your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to