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Boys Town - Supervisor of Foundation Relations - Omaha, NE

Job Title: Supervisor of Foundation Relations – Omaha, NE

*Interested applicants would need to apply online by visiting the Boys Town website:

Job Summary:

As our Supervisor of Foundation Relations, you will write proposals and other supporting documents at the national level and assist Affiliate Sites with researching grant opportunities, writing grant proposals and applications, while submitting timely and accurate reports for grant funded projects.


Researches corporations and foundations to identify sources of funding for Boys Town initiatives utilizing internet and reference resources; responds to Affiliate Site requests for corporation and foundation information.

Hires, supervises, and evaluates staff.

Facilitates, writes, and edits grant applications and proposals according to format required, and submits application to funding agency or foundation after it is approved.

Meets with or calls representatives of funding sources to work out final details of proposal when necessary.

Coordinates with internal sources to obtain all information required to complete the proposal in a timely manner.

Researches external data to provide compelling need statements.

Maintains library of proposal examples and supporting information including internal data from National Database and Boys Town Translational Research Center.

Tracks proposal process and grant reporting requirements; maintains current records on active grant proposals in the database.

Assists in writing periodic reports to comply with grant requirements.

Contributes to tactical planning for Development and maintains an effective plan and calendar for a successful grant seeking program that supports Boys Town’s Strategic Initiatives.

Coordinates grant writing activities with Youth Care and Boys Town National Research Hospital.

Facilitates and leads grant writing workshops for development team.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in social sciences, journalism, marketing, related field, or equivalent.

1 to 2 years related experience including writing grant proposals or program descriptions; supervisory experience preferred.

Excellent written communication skills and the ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals with attention to accuracy.

Strong project management skills. Comfortable managing multiple projects and priorities.

Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining good relationships with colleagues.

Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.

About the Village of Boys Town:

A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.